Monthly Archives: May 2017
SNP leader says the Tories are showing a 'cold indifference' to the damaging effects of their austerity agenda.
Michael was found “fit for work” by the DWP, despite multiple letters from healthcare professionals clearly stating that he wasn't.
Scottish National Party makes ending the Tory austerity programme its top priority.
BBC News reports exposing how a US firm were influencing UK welfare reforms were inexplicably removed from their archives.
SNP's Angus Robertson says 'the Tories are gearing up for more cuts on a monumental scale'.
Sector leaders say they feel muzzled by 2014 legislation despite believing policies would prove hugely damaging.
'Liar Liar' by Captain Ska overtook Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande in the iTunes chart, despite being 'banned by radios'.
Greens pledge to review essential disability benefits and scrap hated 'fit for work' tests, as party accuses the Tories of removing disabled people's basic rights.
Neoliberal politics opened the door for the future destruction of the welfare state when aided by an unelected banker with too much political power, writes Mo Stewart.
A mapping project by the Independent Food Aid Network found at least 2,000 food banks giving out parcels to those in need, with demand continuing to grow.
Lord Freud was unelected and had no prior political experience, but his welfare reforms have adversely affected millions of vulnerable people.
Third-sector organisations warn the new 'Fair Start Scotland' scheme will fail without 'high-quality specialised support'.
Amber Rudd says Tories are unsure about maximum people should have to pay and will consider options after 8 June.
Scottish Conservatives leader accused of falsely claiming child poverty has fallen under the Tories.
Tories accused of 'callously' ignoring the financial needs of many of UK's poorest families.
Low wage growth and poor investment 'putting the UK economy in the danger zone', warns TUC.
Policy of limiting rises to 1% is damaging health service and must not be pursued into next parliament, say NHS leaders.
TUC report warns Britain could be at risk of becoming "a bargain basement economy" if workplace rights aren't protected after Brexit.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has vowed to scrap winter fuel allowance for wealthier pensioners.
Policy would be paid for with a 1p rise on all rates of income tax.
Survey finds 57% would pay extra to reverse shortfall caused by years of cuts.
Carers UK calls on all political parties to commit to improving the lives of unpaid carers.
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