Around one in six Scottish pensioners are living in poverty and struggling to pay bills or put food on the table.
Funding is down at two-thirds of local authorities across England, Wales and Scotland, data reveals.
Ombudsman says Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead did not act quickly enough to find him suitable accommodation.
Housing associations appear to be moving away from building social housing in favour of more profitable options.
Latest poverty statistics reveal a further 100,000 children have been pushed below the breadline.
Tories "have their heads firmly in the sand" over the devastating impact of their welfare policies, says SNP MP.
Jeremy Hunt: "Too many people experience care that is not of the quality we would all want for our own mum or dad".
Unemployment increased by 24,000 between November 2017 to January 2018, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Win could prevent benefit claimants from using the Human Rights Act when challenging cruel benefits decisions at tribunal.
"You can literally feel my brain and the edges of my skull where it’s been cut off".
DWP face an extra bill of up to £830 million in backdated Employment and Support Allowance payments.
Critics argue £57k cap on 'Access To Work' scheme should be lifted completely.
Inexcusable and heartless blunder by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Resolution Foundation says levy now resembles much maligned poll tax and should be replaced with more progressive system.
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".