Department for Work and Pensions admit it does not collect data on the numbers of foodbank users.
Tenants living in homes sold under Margaret Thatcher’s scheme now pay twice the rents charged by local authorities.
Disabled researcher and military veteran speaks about her own experiences of dealing with the DWP and the UK's welfare system.
Chancellor appeared to suggest that disabled people were to blame for a productivity crisis in the UK labour market, while giving evidence to the Commons Treasury Committee.
DWP forced to hand internal assessment reports to the work and pensions committee, but MPs say the public should also be allowed access.
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.
Scottish Tories must stand by their election promise and support fair pensions for women, says SNP MP.
Thousands of families are "facing utter misery" over Christmas due to Universal Credit wait, says Unite.
Tories accused of using royal engagement to bury bad news as welfare freeze remains for another 12 months from April.
FOI request reveals the Department for Work and Pensions has received thousands of complaints related to state pension age changes.
SNP to present a 'Ten Minute Rule Bill' at Westminster, aimed at improving the options available for Universal Credit claimants.
'National Living Wage' expected to fall short of the £9.10 an hour by 2021, promised by George Osborne.
Government figures show 23,186 social rented properties were sold by councils in 2016-17 alone.
Resolution Foundation says Brits face the "longest period of continuous falls in disposable incomes in over 60 years".
Rise in personal tax allowance benefits higher ratepayers by £340 a year with basic rate band £70 better off and universal credit recipients better by just 50p per week.
Tories welcome changes to hardship loans and housing benefit but Labour calls for welfare system rollout to be paused and fixed.
NHS figures show drop of 1,193 family doctors in past year, despite pledge to increase numbers by 5,000 by 2020.
Public sector workers have been battered by pay austerity since 2010, says Unite.
Opposition calls for major changes, including cuts to the six-week period that claimants have to wait for payments.
The chancellor’s untimely slip carried echoes of Lamont’s remark that people out of work was a price worth paying.
Government urged to undertake a 'cumulative impact assessment' of all tax and social security policies.
Landmark study strongly suggests that by 2020 austerity policies will have caused 120,000 excess deaths.
Centre for Social Justice urges chancellor to row back on manifesto pledge to reduce income tax and invest in benefits instead.