Funding to shrink by 75% from March when work programme is replaced by much smaller work and health programme.
Mhairi Black has vowed to be “a thorn in the side” of the UK Government over the “horrific and unfair” benefit sanctions regime.
James Harrison died just ten months later.
SNP MP calls for benefit sanctions to be halted over the festive period.
David Brown, 18, took his own life after Jobcentre staff threatened to sanction his Jobseeker's Allowance, a coroner's inquest heard.
The government have introduced in-work benefit sanctions for low paid and part-time workers.
Research suggests the health of the nation has been detrimentally affected by neoliberal economic and social policies.
Government has failed to measure whether sanctions represent value for money, while application varies widely, find auditors.
MP Frank Field calls for five-day target to process applications, saying too many being left for too long without support.
Lawyers acting on behalf of the sister of a diabetic ex-soldier are calling for a Coroner's inquest into his "unnatural death".
Consultation to be carried out as cost of treating long-term health conditions that prevent people from working reaches £7bn.
Oxford University research shows link between sanctions and use of charity parcels, a pattern ministers refuse to accept.
New 'Work and Health Programme' will help 45,000 fewer disabled people each year than the schemes it's replacing, report shows.
Study of government’s flagship social policy from 2012 suggests ‘very small number of positive or negative results’ in tackling addiction and truancy.
Why sick and disabled people who are unable to work should be guaranteed an income equal to the living wage.
Disability Rights UK says including ESA WRAG claimants in benefits cap, and reducing eligibility for disability benefits, will "just drive disabled people into greater poverty"
New study finds that disabled people living in deprived areas are more likely to lose their benefits under the government’s controversial assessments system.