Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.
Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".
Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.
Thinktank says 340,000 people could be taken out of poverty if Philip Hammond takes action.
Social housing tenants are falsely and unfairly portrayed as 'benefit scroungers' in the national media, say campaigners.
Ministry of Justice statistics reveal that 69% of PIP and ESA decisions were over-turned at Tribunal in favour of claimants between October to December 2017.
SNP MP launches petition calling on the UK government to scrap the tax on child support for victims of domestic abuse.
MP Angela Rayner says her party wants to block Tories’ vouchers and free school meals snatch.
Labour analysis found that children's services in England are facing are £2bn funding shortfall by 2020.
The rising cost of living and cuts to in-work benefits are leaving people at greater risk of sustained poverty, report warns.
"It is astonishing that women in the UK may be having to choose between poverty and abuse because of Tory welfare policy."
TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady meets with opposition leaders at 'Brexit summit'.
Study shows "work is not providing a route out of poverty", says JRF.