Dossier indicates drive to increase adoptions is punitive for low-income families and alternatives exist.
Rise in the cost of living set to easily outstrip 'meagre' increases in child benefit, a new report reveals.
Homeless people in the UK are regularly subjected to cruel and callous treatment and are 15 times more likely to have suffered verbal abuse.
Oxfam report reveals the wealth gap between richest and poor is even greater than feared.
Letters: The DWP's cruel benefit sanctions regime is leaving vulnerable people without the means to support themselves. So why isn't anyone listening?
Tories urged to act as one in 10 households is fuel poor, rising to about one in five for those renting from private landlords.
Labour leader says 'no one should be on the streets' in the sixth biggest economy in the world.
Labour’s John Healey says figures undermine government’s claim to protect society’s most vulnerable.
Homeless people report being kicked in the head, sexually assaulted, having bedding set on fire and being urinated on.
Turn2us has seen a 34% rise in people using its benefits calculator, as charity warns 'people continue to struggle to make ends meet'.
Demand for food parcels expected to rise by up to 53% in December 2016.
MPs and charities say political focus on reducing level of child poverty in UK has been lost as team is merged into Department for Work and Pensions.
Opposition plans to expand charity-run Clearing House scheme to tackle ‘rapidly rising’ problem of rough sleeping.
Charity says that rough sleepers are victims of ‘defensive architecture’ built to stop them resting outdoors.
MPs are being urged to donate to the ‘Hope not Hunger’ pop-up food bank when it arrives at Parliament on Wednesday.
In-work poverty has reached a record high, with 55% of all those in poverty living in working households.
Charity marks 50th anniversary by revealing homelessness hotspots including Birmingham, Bristol, Luton and Slough.
Two-thirds of local authorities with the highest number of rough sleepers fail to commission specialist mental health services.
SNP urge the UK government to ditch its 'failed austerity agenda'.
Research published ahead of autumn statement shows universal credit cuts, benefit rate freeze and rising rents are hitting low-income households.