MP appointed as Conservative party vice-chair wrote article in 2012 saying unemployed people should not have large families.
Major study finds the majority of people on sickness benefits are struggling to make ends meet, thanks to Tory cuts.
The Scottish Welfare Reform Committee has heard evidence of Jobcentre staff bullying benefit claimants, often reducing them to tears.
'Single parents increasingly feel punished for being unable to juggle seeking work and looking after their children', charity says.
More than 60 people have tragically lost their lives after having benefits docked or removed, say campaigners.
Official universal credit capability for work questionnaire.
George Osborne is sitting on a £30 BILLION National Insurance surplus while struggling families turn to food banks to feed their children
PCS said the plan "doesn’t appear to be designed to help claimants, it’s just another way for the Government to turn the screw".
The Government is conducting 'social experiments' on sick and disabled people, to find ways of pushing them into employment.
Sanctioned JSA claimants with mental health illnesses are not considered 'vulnerable' enough by the DWP for immediate support.
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Further welfare cuts will deepen the suffering of vulnerable women who are already struggling to make ends meet, says Trust Deed Scotland.
DWP Minister, Priti Patel, refused to examine the impact of controversial benefit sanctions on people with mental health conditions.
DWP figures show a huge rise in the number of sick and disabled people hit by controversial benefit sanctions.
Study finds many people are not claiming support they are entitled to and warns some are put off by the benefits system.
Less than 5% of long-term sick and disabled people find work through the Work Programme, DWP figures show.
DWP officials have admitted that claimants comments used in an official benefit sanctions information leaflet were "for illustrative purposes only".
New survey reveals how parents of disabled children face enormous challenges in balancing work and caring responsibilities.
Victorian welfare values were interpreted in a inhumane state where families were separated and people starved to death.
A Former Health Minister has criticised the Government for ignoring repeated demands for an inquiry into how benefit cuts are affecting mentally ill claimants.
80% target for upholding original PIP and ESA decisions at the first stage of appeal will be dropped.
A DWP decision maker "is not legally liable for any errors or omissions he may make" in evidence submitted to an appeal tribunal.