Oxford University research finds that poverty and hunger are all too real for a growing number of British people.
Poll reveals a strong public appetite to lift poverty-stricken Scottish children out of hardship and destitution.
Leading disability rights charity publishes 'manifesto for disability rights in a post-EU UK'.
Disability Rights UK call for 'fit for work' tests to be replaced and the abolition of 'bedroom tax', among other demands.
Charity Mind calls on the next government to make mental health 'a top priority'.
Over 16,500 people have signed an open letter to party leaders, urging an end to disability benefit cuts.
Sector leaders say they feel muzzled by 2014 legislation despite believing policies would prove hugely damaging.
A mapping project by the Independent Food Aid Network found at least 2,000 food banks giving out parcels to those in need, with demand continuing to grow.
Carers UK calls on all political parties to commit to improving the lives of unpaid carers.
Mencap loses appeal against ruling that it was wrong to have paid a support worker £29.05 for nine-hour sleep-in shift.
Conservative MP Bob Blackman’s Homelessness Reduction Bill has been granted royal assent.
Around one in four UK pensioners are not claiming all the state benefits they are entitled to, research by Age UK shows.
Research by Age Scotland found that four thousand older people were made to wait several weeks for a care assessment.
Shocking figure includes almost 50,000 children, as years of Tory austerity leaves poverty-stricken families unable to put food on the table.
Charity calls for immediate reduction in six-week wait for first benefit payment after handing out 1,182,954 emergency parcels.
'Single parents increasingly feel punished for being unable to juggle seeking work and looking after their children', charity says.
MPs and charities say rising number of retesting claimants with incurable diseases such as Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis makes little sense.
'Hidden' disability cuts have been sneaked through without proper scrutiny or public consultation.
Councils targeting rough sleepers with draconian enforcement measures normally reserved for serious antisocial behaviour.
Scottish Government urged to tackle growing homeless crisis, after rough sleeper is found dead in shop doorway.
Funding for homeless services has been cut by 45% since 2010/11 - and could be reduced even further.
Housing shortage and Tory cuts to social security benefits "fuelling" rising homelessness crisis in England, report says.