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MPs and MSPs have taken part in a joint session to discuss the devolution of social security powers to Scotland.
Fears Scots who benefit from the Scottish Government's desire to abolish bedroom tax could fall into the Tories' benefit cap trap.
Panel upholds claim of Jacqueline Carmichael, who is disabled, and carers Paul and Susan Rutherford against housing law.
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, Debbie Abrahams MP, also said being on social security shouldn't mean having to live in poverty.
The Government's controversial 'bedroom tax' policy is failing in its aim of freeing up larger homes, new research published today reveals.
Millions of working renters at risk of finding that housing benefit would not cover the full cost of their rent in they lost a job, new report says.
Discretionary payments of £85.3m made to close gap left by bedroom tax while just over £14m paid to those squeezed by cap on benefits.
Tory welfare cuts "undermine the dignity and rights of children and adults alike", says Scotland's Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman.
Labour says the new Work and Pensions Secretary, Stephen Crabb MP , should reverse damaging cuts to Universal Credit and disability benefits.
Tory welfare cuts will take around £13 BILLION a year out of the pockets of besieged benefit claimants by 2020, according to a new report.
A new 'Social Security Agency' is to be set up to administer the delivery of newly devolved benefits in Scotland, the Scottish Government has announced.
Women’s rights groups also among activists outside court where judges will consider appeals claiming tax is discriminatory.
The supreme court is to hear legal challenges from disabled people who say the 'bedroom tax' illegally discriminates against them and their families.
Court of Appeal ruled that the 'Bedroom Tax' unlawfully discriminates against disabled children and victims of domestic violence.
Campaigners say benefit cuts proposed in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill could be detrimental to the health and well-being of people with disabilities.
Handing responsibility for emergency welfare support to local authorities risks severe hardship and destitution, say MPs.
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Claimants regularly run out of money and have to dip into savings or borrow, and only one in nine have escaped policy by moving home.
Future provision of social security in Scotland should be about preserving the dignity and respect of benefit claimants, say MSPs.
Parents cutting back on food and clothing due to benefit reforms lead to adverse impacts and material hardship for children, researchers find.
A former soldier left cold and humiliated by Tory welfare cuts tried to take their own life,.. and knows who to blame.
Owen Smith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, gives a speech to the Labour Party Annual Conference.