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Communities to provide free lunches for children during school holidays

To ease burden on poor families, churches and community groups around UK are making thousands of meals available.

Bishop Rejects David Cameron’s Mental Health Welfare Reforms

Dr Alan Smith, the bishop of St Albans, says proposed cuts will hit those the prime minister says he wants to help.

Cameron Rejects Bishops’ Warning Against Scapegoating People On Benefits

PM defends philosophy behind Tory welfare cuts and says it is not right to ‘pay people to stay idle’, pre-empting C of E bishops’ call for debate on issue.

Tories Seek To Avert Rift With Church Of England In Wake Of Food Bank Report

Party blamed for rising use of food banks in church-funded report which links growing poverty to austerity measures




Man missing part of his skull told he’s ‘not disabled enough’ for disability benefits

"You can literally feel my brain and the edges of my skull where it’s been cut off".

DWP underpaid benefits to 70,000 sick and disabled people, say auditors

DWP face an extra bill of up to £830 million in backdated Employment and Support Allowance payments.

Employment grant for disabled people to rise by £15k, but is it enough?

Critics argue £57k cap on 'Access To Work' scheme should be lifted completely.

Grieving daughter handed her mother’s ashes to benefits assessor to prove she wasn’t ‘fit for work’

Inexcusable and heartless blunder by the Department for Work and Pensions.

Scrap ‘highly regressive’ council tax, says thinktank

Resolution Foundation says levy now resembles much maligned poll tax and should be replaced with more progressive system.

Tory welfare cuts ‘£3bn deeper than expected’

New figures reveal the freeze on working age benefits will erode household incomes much more deeply than originally forecast.