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Lone-parents, disabled children and ethnic minorities will be among worst-hit, says EHRC.
New study confirms that the poorest are being hit hardest by continuing austerity.
End Child Poverty says years-long freeze on benefits is major factor in emerging crisis.
Independent body will check that changes preserve human rights before Holyrood gets vote.
With council spending on early intervention cut by 40%, ministers urged to prevent ‘crisis turning into catastrophe’.
Households with children make up more than 80% of those set to lose out as pressure grows for end to austerity.
SNP also call on the Tories to deliver a 'soft Brexit' by staying in the single market.
Unions representing cross-section of healthcare staff increase pressure on government to use Queen’s speech to lift 1% restriction on pay rises.
History teaches us that the Conservatives are the party of pain and misery.
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.
Labour urges Conservatives to look at disproportionate impact of tax and spending policies on women.
How has relentless austerity impact on you and your loved ones?
SNP say further cuts at a time when Britain is on the brink of Brexit is 'reckless', and warn the poorest will be hit hardest.
IFS report says Philip Hammond needs to find an additional £34bn from spending cuts and tax rises to meet the Government's fiscal targets.
Research published ahead of autumn statement shows universal credit cuts, benefit rate freeze and rising rents are hitting low-income households.
Tax and benefit changes since 2010 have increased equality gap.
UN says measures aimed at reducing public spending since 2010 have affected disabled people disproportionately.
Policies include scrapping Department for Work and Pensions, ending public-sector pay freeze and boosting spending on NHS.
SNP raised concerns about ‘medieval’ clause that it says discriminates against those who may want larger families for religious reasons.
Research by Joseph Rowntree Foundation finds 668,000 households unable to afford essentials such as food, heating and clothes.
IFS says there is 50-50 chance Osborne will have to revisit spending plans, while Resolution Foundation says some families could lose £3,000 a year by 2020.
Adults who bring up child relatives, saving the state billions in care costs, are threatened by tax credit cuts and benefit cap, says Family Rights Group.
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