Monthly Archives: October 2017
Severely disabled people, like Philip, are losing their lifeline as disability benefits disappear in the rollout of universal credit.
Even Santa needs a little help from time to time.
New survey reveals that many councils are struggling to provide children and their families with the support they desperately need.
Urgent £3bn cash injection needed to bolster confidence in failing system after welfare cuts, says Resolution Foundation.
Low Incomes Tax Reform Group says welfare change fails to account for fluctuating earnings or one-off expenses.
PM 'burying her head in the sand' over the devastating impact of 'botched' Universal Credit roll-out, says SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford MP.
Committee Chair Frank Field MP highlights 'damning' new evidence showing DWP 'maladministration' is driving Universal Credit claimants to food banks.
Ministers will get 12 weeks to prepare statement if Tories lose the vote on opposition day motions.
Revelation comes as MPs call on the UK Government to reduce the mandatory six-week waiting time.
Small and independent news publishers and bloggers will struggle to survive under Universal Credit.
Chris Gold's final days were spent 'in hunger' and worrying about losing his home.
Pressure continues to mount on the UK Government to reduce the 'cruel' minimum six-week wait for universal credit.
SNP welcome climbdown but say a the delay in changes to the policy has caused ‘undue stress and anxiety to the supported housing sector.’
PM says government will no longer roll out changes that would have capped benefit for social housing and supported homes.
Tories cannot necessarily rely on the DUP to help defend 'devastating' changes to women's state pension age.
Three-hour parliamentary session to take place as pressure grows to reduce six-week delay before benefits payments begin.
Commission warns unpaid internships and work experience are damaging to social mobility.
MPs suggest six-week wait for first benefit payment could be reduced to a month despite May’s insistence system is working.
Move follows outcry from charities and evidence that housing projects have been abandoned.
SNP say Tory MP Douglas Ross let down his constituents and should donate his nights earnings from refereeing to his local food bank.
Labour reiterates its manifesto pledge to reduce household bills by renationalising utility companies and Royal Mail.