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Findings flag up ‘considerable uncertainty about its costs and benefits’ seven years on.
Labour MP Frank Field says the UK Government is creating "state-sponsored destitution", as new figures show a "gaping hole" in the welfare safety net.
Response "is a terrible missed opportunity" to immediately improve the Personal Independence Payment assessment process, says Frank Field MP.
Labour MP Frank Field says closure of helpline for eight days over Christmas risks leaving some of poorest claimants without money for food.
More than 3,000 people have written to work and pensions committee in despair at system, many saying they have been driven to suicidal thoughts.
Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee, Frank Field MP, has criticised the DWP's decision to press ahead with the 'flawed' Universal Credit system.
Work and pensions committee says employers force workers into bogus self-employment and free-ride on welfare state.
Work and Pensions Committee Chair Frank Field has written to Damian Green, highlighting serious concerns with Universal Credit.
Frank Field wants ministers to explain why policy will save £100m a year despite pledge not to slash funding for parents.
U-turn by ministers comes after Guardian revealed DWP was preventing MPs from pursuing individual universal credit cases.
Frank Field attacks rule that says politicians cannot discuss individual cases with DWP unless clients have given explicit consent online.
Investigation into benefits system comes amid mounting evidence that payment delays have left thousands facing eviction.
MP Frank Field calls for five-day target to process applications, saying too many being left for too long without support.
US firm Concentrix heavily criticised by Frank Field will not be given further work by tax collector.
Damian Green questioned on changes to disability benefits, Universal Credit and the future of the controversial welfare cap.
Delays in government’s flagship welfare reform has caused debt, rent arrears and health problems, says Labour MP Frank Field.
Select committee announces wide ranging inquiry into occupational pension schemes amid its scrutiny of £571m deficit at BHS.
Labour MP and welfare reform campaigner says idea would help counter higher unemployment rate among 50–64 age group.
Delays in processing benefit payments are leaving tens of thousands of vulnerable people in hardship and dependent on the generosity of food banks.
Rising cost of basic ceremonies and lack of state support risks ‘return to miserable pauper’s funerals’, says Frank Field.
Labour analysis finds another 400,000 people will lose £1,400 as campaigners attack George Osborne’s plans.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills should tackle employers and landlords dependent on tax credits and Housing Benefit, says Frank Field MP.
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