Between December 2012 and February 2014, a total of 4,060 audio-recorded face-to-face Work Capability Assessments (WCA) were requested.
Benefit claimant 'stitching-up' needs to recognized as a criminally indictable offense, writes Samuel Miller.
George Osborne is sitting on a £30 BILLION National Insurance surplus while struggling families turn to food banks to feed their children
More than 80,000 families face a bleak and miserable Christmas because of punitive and unfair benefit sanctions, PCS says.
83% of people who lost their jobs due to mental health problems got worse while on the government's flagship back to work scheme.
"In work conditionality" within the Universal Credit system could encourage the low-paid and part-time workers to seek additional hours, said Mr Duncan Smith.
Claim comes when figures show a significant rise in the number of Zero-Hours contracts.
Community Shop will sell cut-price food donated from Britain's major supermarkets at 70% less than normal prices.
To mark the end of 2014 we've decided to answer some of the many questions asked by our readers over the last year.
Hundreds of thousands of jobseekers could have 'disappeared' from official unemployment figures after having their benefit payments docked, figures suggest.
The DWP has been accused of breaking the "letter and spirit" of the Smith Commission, after it emerged that lucrative Work Programme contracts are to be extended.
Veteran Labour MP Michael Meacher has launched a stinging attack against Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith.
Lawyers are challenging the DWP to publish a document detailing the eligibility criteria of the disabled persons 'Access To Work' scheme.
The 'Work Support Programme' would help support ESA claimants regarded as being the 'furthest from work', say Labour.
DWP will award a benefit assessment contract worth £500 million to the private American firm Maximus, according to an anonymous source.