Rise in the cost of living set to easily outstrip 'meagre' increases in child benefit, a new report reveals.
Watchdog says tax officials increased commission paid to outsourcing firm Concentrix despite evidence of failure.
Shocking research reveals Iain Duncan Smith's flagship benefit has left almost 9 in 10 claimants living in council housing in rent arrears.
Those who lose homes in capital may increasingly be rehoused outside London as local authorities struggle with cuts.
DWP accused of "peddling lies and deliberately misleading the public" about the impact of cuts to housing benefit for young people.
Improvements include the option to have payments made direct to landlords and the option of twice monthly payments.
Scottish Social Security Minister says plans to limit child tax credit to two children "will further punish families that are already struggling".
UK Government urged to clarify whether a mobility car scheme will be extended to more disabled people on disability benefits.
Two councils, Fife and Glasgow, are investigating idea of offering everyone a fixed income regardless of earnings.
Mhairi Black has vowed to be “a thorn in the side” of the UK Government over the “horrific and unfair” benefit sanctions regime.
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James Harrison died just ten months later.
Thousands of people in Scotland are missing out on vital financial support, as more than £2bn in social security benefits remains unclaimed every year.
LibDem leader Tim Farron said the exorbitant cost of PIP assessments "adds to the suspicion that these companies are just driven by a profit motive".
Turn2us has seen a 34% rise in people using its benefits calculator, as charity warns 'people continue to struggle to make ends meet'.
Demand for food parcels expected to rise by up to 53% in December 2016.
SNP MP calls for benefit sanctions to be halted over the festive period.
Homelessness statistics show 24% increase in households with children residing in B&Bs for longer than six weeks in England.
If you're in receipt of benefits or tax credits in the UK, you should be paid early over Christmas and New Year. Here are the dates you need.
Years of cuts to welfare benefits and Tory plans to scrap the Human Rights Act threaten "Britain’s position as a global leader in human rights".