Rising inflation is exacerbating benefits cuts, says Child Poverty Action Group, making it harder for parents to make ends meet.
PCS union condemned the "dreadful" announcement, adding the DWP should be recruiting more staff rather than axing jobs.
Australia’s peak body for psychiatrists says Coalition’s plan ‘very simplistic’ and at odds with 50 years of evidence.
Theresa May's decision to bring forward changes to the state pension age may come back to haunt her.
Councils forced to exceed their budgets by £605 million in order to protect children at immediate risk of harm.
Labour say the SNP must be honest with voters about its plans for winter fuel allowance.
MPs’ letter calls for extension of universal credit to be postponed until next year to avoid people suffering Christmas hardship.
Department for Work and Pensions unlawfully stopped people going to tribunal to challenge refusals, judges say.
Number of households sucked into the benefit cap has rocketed by 214%, DWP figures show.
Social security minister Jeane Freeman rejected the allegation, insisting the party has 'campaigned tirelessly' in defense of disabled people.
Heartless Department for Work and Pensions continues to treat sick and disabled people with utter contempt.
Disgusting comment shows why the Tories can't be trusted on employment rights.
Supreme court rules fees of up to £1,200 are ‘inconsistent with access to justice’ and government may have to pay back £27m.
Concerns that minimum wage enforcement activity could destabilise an already struggling social care sector.
Report calls on the government to halt the roll-out of Universal Credit until "the system works properly".
Tories accused of being 'arrogant' and in 'confused denial' about the impact of austerity cuts on disabled people.
Analysis shows each person affected may lose £9,800 after government announces raising pension age earlier than planned.
SNP back calls for zero-hours contracts to be banned, and demand full devolution of employment and equalities laws.
British Medical Association condemns 'shameful' tax credits 'rape clause'.
Highland Council leaders slam "ludicrously flawed" Universal Credit system.