Tag: UK news
End Child Poverty says years-long freeze on benefits is major factor in emerging crisis.
Two quit in protest after Conservative leader Simon Dudley survives confidence vote.
Latest homelessness statistics "must be a wake-up call for local and national government", says Shelter Scotland.
Cross-party group of politicians says isolation and cuts are driving ‘hidden’ malnutrition.
Tory disability benefit changes are causing "great distress" to thousands of sick and disabled people, says Labour MP.
Independent body will check that changes preserve human rights before Holyrood gets vote.
Government decides not to appeal High Court judgement that changes to disability benefits discriminate against people with mental health problems.
SNP call on Theresa May to remove Tory MP Ben Bradley from office over 'offensive' blog posts.
Major study finds the majority of people on sickness benefits are struggling to make ends meet, thanks to Tory cuts.
Figures show 29% of landlords have already evicted a tenant for Universal Credit rent arrears.
Theresa May confronted by SNP MP on plight of sanctioned Glasgow woman pushed to the brink of homelessness.
MP appointed as Conservative party vice-chair wrote article in 2012 saying unemployed people should not have large families.
Jeremy Hunt urged to prevent further private limited companies being established by NHS trusts in England.
Freedom of information request reveals 87% of benefit fraud allegations by members of the members are unsubstantiated.
Campaign by Gloucester city council suggesting people who beg on street may not be homeless is termed ‘shameful’.
‘Lockdown’ is a model that can make £56,000 a year from public funds. But the scandal goes on.
Researchers uncover continued uncertainty around Universal Credit, with some people believing the new benefits system is a UK mobile data plan.
Scheme designed to help carers of disabled people build better state pension pots has failed to reach 97% of its target group.
McVey notoriously aided Iain Duncan Smith in enforcing a raft of draconian welfare changes and boasted about cutting benefits for disabled people.
Opposition group says Simon Dudley brought borough into disrepute with call for police to clear streets before royal wedding.
Fears Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt could be promoted to replace disgraced Damien Green as defacto Deputy PM.
SNP MP Drew Hendry says the UK government is failing terminally ill people who make a claim for universal credit.