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Tens of thousands of British migrants are claiming unemployment benefits in other EU countries.
Response "is a terrible missed opportunity" to immediately improve the Personal Independence Payment assessment process, says Frank Field MP.
Credit union reports a rise in the number of families taking out loans secured on social security benefits.
Almost 400,000 more UK children and 300,000 more pensioners plunged into poverty in past four years, new study finds.
Trying to cope with above average living costs, pushes many into debt.
London has seen a 51% hike in the use of bailiffs to chase down the debts from the capital’s poorest households.
Thousands of campaigners are preparing to march on more than 70 Jobcentres across the UK.
The DWP has been forced to apologise, after wrongfully selecting a terminally ill benefit claimant to be reassessed for sickness benefit.
The Department for Work and Pensions has discretely released dismal Universal Credit statistics on the same day as the latest unemployment figures.
Up to two hundred disabled people a week are losing their right to a motability vehicle, due to draconian welfare changes.
Three-hour parliamentary session to take place as pressure grows to reduce six-week delay before benefits payments begin.
George Osborne hears cuts should not hit existing tax credit recipients and should be delayed until end of parliament.
HM Treasury officials admitted last year that a potential £633 million could be written off by the time Universal Credit is completely rolled-out.
BBC Newsnight questions Education Secretary Nicky Morgan on how IFS data shows the poorest are bearing the brunt of Tory tax and benefit changes.
The new five-week wait will apply to anyone making a fresh claim for social security benefits, warns TUC
Peabody Trust says 42-day wait means 60,000 households, with over 40,000 children, will receive no income until after festive season.
Highland Council leaders slam "ludicrously flawed" Universal Credit system.
Tories under fire for abstaining from vote hours after work and pensions secretary David Gauke ends helpline charges.
Households on middle incomes receive 30% of income from benefits and tax credits, a rise on 20 years ago, report finds.
Liberal Democrats have joined calls demanding the Tories admit how they would slash £12 billion from welfare spending.
If you're worried about benefits and tax credits payments over Easter 2017 here are the dates you need to remember.