Monthly Archives: February 2017
Tories determined to 'strip welfare provision to the absolute bone', say mental health professionals.
Study finds one in 60 children taken into care in most deprived areas compared with one in 660 in the wealthiest.
TUC analysis found the UK ranks 103 out of 112 countries for real wage growth since the financial crisis.
Tories cruel sanctions regime is damaging people's mental health and causing them to slip into poverty and destitution, experts claim.
Tory policy chief George Freeman says he ‘hugely regrets’ remarks suggesting funds should not go to people with anxiety.
More than 70,000 people are vulnerable to the financial pressures caused by living with cancer, say Macmillan.
The young people of today will not forget what the Tories did to them and their families.
Comments come after the government revealed it will rewrite the law to deny higher benefit payments for more than 150,000 disabled people.
The charity helped with 1800 problems related to sick pay and sick leave in February 2016.
Outrage after Tories rewrite the law to deny higher disability payments for more than 150,000 disabled people.
Cameron-era policy under review after warnings of severe hardship if changes come into force in April.
'Landmark' law passed its third reading in the Commons, despite an attempt by 'filibustering' Tory MP Philip Davies to wreck the Bill.
Government has rewritten the law to deny higher benefit payments for more than 150,000 disabled people.
BMA warns of impending ‘disaster’ as its research shows 40% of doctors who qualified in EEA may leave because they feel less welcome.
Researcher claims the true number of sanctions imposed on unemployed people is double that reported by the government.
Rising numbers of deaths all linked to the ongoing welfare reforms remain unreported.
Thousands of disabled people have lost their Motability vehicles following disability benefit changes.
Investigation into benefits system comes amid mounting evidence that payment delays have left thousands facing eviction.
Since 2004 the number of children with disabilities has risen by 50% but fewer appear to qualify for council help, according to National Children’s Bureau.
The assailants have been sentenced to life imprisonment by Leicester Crown Court.
Children who 'move into poverty' more likely to develop social, emotional, behavioural and mental health problems.
Women and equalities committee makes claim after ministers reject proposals aimed at helping women back into workforce.