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Almost a MILLION working parents are skipping meals so they can afford to pay the rent or mortgage, shocking new figures reveal.
Labour Party Media Release: More patients are self-harming and attempting suicide in NHS hospitals, new figures reveal. Data obtained by Labour’s Luciana Berger MP, Shadow Minister for Public Health, show the number of suicide attempts and self-harm incidents in mental health hospitals increased by over 50...
Welfare reforms spectacularly fail the Prime Minister’s new family test, says TUC.
The highly controversial 'fit for work' test is “far from satisfactory” for people with mental health problems, a damning new report has found.
The TUC say this is evidence that the Tory-led coalition government has “broken its promise” to protect pensioner benefits.
A rise in employment and sharp drop in the number of people out of work has had little effect on the scandal of low wages, the latest figures show. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Wednesday show that the UK unemployment...
The report says that a “mismatch” between available jobs and educational courses for 16 to 24-year-olds is putting young people at a disadvantage in a highly competitive jobs market.
The UK is attracting high levels of immigration because the benefit system in allowing too many British born people to escape work, says Iain Duncan Smith.
New research by the TUC reveals that 300,000 newly unemployed people each month will be hit by a 'five week wait' to claim benefits, during which time no payments will be made.
Sick and disabled claimants are experiencing severe distress and some are even close to suicide due to botched disability benefit reform, an insider has revealed.
The shocking rise comes at the same time as figures show a 25% drop in the number of beds in emergency night shelters.
Zero hours contracts are forcing Scottish workers to turn to food banks and payday lenders, according to a new report from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).
If this new policy is adopted, it would see child benefit progressively cut for each child born into a family, and rise by no more than 1% each year over the five-year course of a parliament.