Thursday, December 14, 2017


George Osborne Refuses To Be Pinned Down Over Future Benefit Cuts

Treasury committee grills chancellor about how he will fill hole in budget caused by ditching reduction in disability payments.

Manifestos Fail To Fix Young Jobseekers’ Woes So We Need Steps That Work

For many young people, finding a job is traumatic. While politicians are hailing apprenticeships as a solution, the fix we need may be more radical.

Welfare Weekly – Issue 27 (18/04/2015)

This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from Welfare Weekly.

GE2015: UKIP General Election Manifesto 2015 (External Link)

UKIP has launched its 2015 general election manifesto with pledges to support a local cap on benefits, scrap the 'bedroom tax' and end 'unfair' Work Capability Assessments.

Welfare Weekly – Issue 15 (24/01/2015)

This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from the Welfare Weekly.

Ban Benefit Claimants From Driving, UKIP Candidate’s Leaflet Suggests

Party says leaflet’s suggestion that claimants should catch a bus to help ease congestion will not be part of its manifesto

UKIP’s Welfare Policy Creator Chased For Child Support (Video)

MEP behind UKIP's welfare policy, Janice Atkinson, is being chased by the CSA for child support for her teenage son.

Andy Burnham Puts Nigel Farage On The Spot Over NHS Privatisation

Labour's Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP has written to Nigel Farage over mounting evidence that UKIP seek to privatise the NHS.

UKIP Deputy Leader Calls For NHS Privatisation – Video

Footage has emerged of UKIP's deputy leader Paul Nuttal calling for "more free market [to be] introduced into the NHS".

Ed Miliband: We Will Introduce Tougher Rules On Benefits For New Migrants

Labour leader says right to welfare ‘must be earned’ and admits that the recent success of Ukip is a real danger

We Would ‘End Unfair ATOS-Style Disability Benefit Assessments’, Say UKIP

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) in government would end “unfair Atos-style disability benefit assessments”, deputy chairman Suzanne Evans has said. In a move which may surprise many of our readers, who rightly (in our view) consider UKIP to be more...

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