The report - One day at a time - investigated the cumulative impact of welfare reforms in Wales and found that many households were 'struggling to maintain a minimum standard of living'.
Thousands of Scotland’s most disadvantaged children, young people and families are set to benefit from £15 million new funding over the next year, Aileen Campbell has announced.
The current benefits system is failing people with disabilities and mental health problems and pressuring people into undertaking compulsory activities.
Rents in London are set to rise considerably faster than housing benefit, meaning the pool of affordable properties is getting smaller and smaller.
Unite has welcomed the news that 345 voluntary sector organisations, including household names such as Shelter, Crisis, Scope and Oxfam, have pledged not to take part in the Community Work Placements (CWP) programme
Two grandparents caring for a severely disabled child hit by the “bedroom tax” vowed to fight on today, after their judicial review challenge was dismissed by the High Court.
According to the CAB, they dealt with 29,366 problems 'related to' Tax Credit overpayments during the 2013/14 tax year.
Save the Children say that the number of children living in relative poverty is set to soar by 1.4 million between now and 2020.
According to the Scottish National Party (SNP), the claim was made during a Scottish Welfare Reform Committee session, where Mr Couling was standing in for the conservative Employment Minister, Esther McVey MP.
Gingerbread say the new rules 'focus too heavily on sanctions' in what the charity has described as a 'tick box exercise', rather than providing single parents with tailored support which would enable them 'to get work ready'.
3.8 MILLION families could be just one paycheck away from losing their home, the housing and homeless charity Shelter has warned.
Benefit sanctions and welfare reforms will hit homeless people in Scotland harder than any other group, a Scottish charity has warned.
The Prince's Trust will today release a shocking report which shows that a third of Britain's young unemployed people have considered committing suicide.