Low Incomes Tax Reform Group says welfare change fails to account for fluctuating earnings or one-off expenses.
Committee Chair Frank Field MP highlights 'damning' new evidence showing DWP 'maladministration' is driving Universal Credit claimants to food banks.
Revelation comes as MPs call on the UK Government to reduce the mandatory six-week waiting time.
Chris Gold's final days were spent 'in hunger' and worrying about losing his home.
Pressure continues to mount on the UK Government to reduce the 'cruel' minimum six-week wait for universal credit.
PM says government will no longer roll out changes that would have capped benefit for social housing and supported homes.
Tories cannot necessarily rely on the DUP to help defend 'devastating' changes to women's state pension age.
Three-hour parliamentary session to take place as pressure grows to reduce six-week delay before benefits payments begin.
MPs suggest six-week wait for first benefit payment could be reduced to a month despite May’s insistence system is working.
Move follows outcry from charities and evidence that housing projects have been abandoned.
Veteran Tory MP Edward Leigh attacks leader of Commons for saying government is not bound by Wednesday’s vote.
Tories under fire for abstaining from vote hours after work and pensions secretary David Gauke ends helpline charges.
Work and pensions secretary says all DWP helplines will become free, one week after Jeremy Corbyn asked Theresa May about issue.
Government says it believes advance payments system solves problems around delays as Labour urges Tories to support motion to pause rollout of benefit.
Campaigners are granted judicial review of policy, which stops benefits being paid for more than two children.
MPs issue a scathing attack on DWP ministers, as the department is accused of failing to submit evidence to a universal credit inquiry.
Few people fully realise the apocalyptic impact universal credit may have on millions of low-income households.
Thinktank says unless design problem is addressed, government could face a £600m bill.
At least 500,000 households are facing a shortfall between rent and their housing benefit entitlement.
Sue Jones writes that social security has been transformed from a system that once aided people in need, to one that punishes them for needing support.
Local Government Association reveals a 130% rise in older homelessness over the last eight years.
A least 25 Tory MPs are reportedly prepared to back Labour's call to pause the roll-out of universal credit.