SNP MP says the UK Government's controversial work capability assessment system is 'not fit for purpose' and should be reviewed.
Thousands of disability benefit assessments deemed ‘unacceptable’ by the Government’s own quality audits
New government figures reveal private contractors Atos and Capita are failing to meet required performance targets.
The number of homeless children in Britain is at its highest level in a decade, shocking new research reveals.
Single mum with Bipolar Disorder says she's constantly "living in fear" of the next DWP letter posted through her letterbox - and she isn't alone.
Estimated 128,000 children are without a home – more than were in the same situation in 2007 – says Shelter report.
DWP forced to hand internal assessment reports to the work and pensions committee, but MPs say the public should also be allowed access.
Almost 400,000 more UK children and 300,000 more pensioners plunged into poverty in past four years, new study finds.
Alan Milburn and entire social mobility team quit citing ‘lack of political leadership’.
Measures include widening ‘fit note’ certification, reforming statutory sick pay, and large-scale employment research pilots.
Demand for emergency food parcels is expected to spike over the festive period and continue into the New Year and beyond.
Research by the charity reveals that the number of calls to its helpline has increased by 25% over the last year.
Britain is in a ‘spiral of ever-growing division’ with rural and coastal regions being left behind, warns social mobility tsar.
Tories accused of using royal engagement to bury bad news as welfare freeze remains for another 12 months from April.
More than 3,000 people have written to work and pensions committee in despair at system, many saying they have been driven to suicidal thoughts.
Charity calls on members of the public to help support homeless people over the festive season.
SNP to present a 'Ten Minute Rule Bill' at Westminster, aimed at improving the options available for Universal Credit claimants.
Stoke-on-Trent council called ‘callous’ for proposing penalty notice in city centre followed by court appearance and fine.
Resolution Foundation says Brits face the "longest period of continuous falls in disposable incomes in over 60 years".
Tories welcome changes to hardship loans and housing benefit but Labour calls for welfare system rollout to be paused and fixed.
Research reveals the financial difficulties faced by older people struggling to keep their homes warm as winter approaches.
Opposition calls for major changes, including cuts to the six-week period that claimants have to wait for payments.
Frank Field, Chairman of the Work and Pensions Select Committee, said the scale of the error is of "historic proportions".