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TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady meets with opposition leaders at 'Brexit summit'.
North Staffs Green Party condemns 'hugely damaging' disability benefit assessments.
MPs’ letter calls for extension of universal credit to be postponed until next year to avoid people suffering Christmas hardship.
Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas accused the government of "fining people for being sick".
Greens pledge to review essential disability benefits and scrap hated 'fit for work' tests, as party accuses the Tories of removing disabled people's basic rights.
DWP urged to launch an inquiry into the deaths of at least 50 benefit claimants.
Progressive parties slam divisive rhetoric of 'British jobs for British workers' and welcome contribution of people from overseas to our NHS.
Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley says UK Government is "weaponising welfare against those least able to defend themselves".
Greens say there is an 'urgent need' for progressive parties to work together against austerity and the slashing of human and workers’ rights.
Shadow chancellor says the concept of an unconditional payment to all could prepare country for robotisation of the workforce.
Supporters of a 'Universal Basic Income' argue that it would alleviate absolute poverty and would also motivate people to work.
The Green Party has slammed the Tory government's decision not to renew a crucial fund that helps disabled people stand for election.
Francesca Martinez has launched a petition calling for a full impact assessment into cuts to support for disabled people.
Guardian research contradicts government claims that only a small minority of jobseekers have been affected by increasingly severe welfare policies.
The Green Party claims that as many as 1 in 6 jobseekers are being affected by a "pernicious" benefit sanctions regime.
The Liberal Democrats have announced their intention to oppose the government's 'Welfare Reform and Work Bill'.
Green MP has cross-party support for NHS reinstatement bill, which would abolish bodies such as NHS trusts and restrict commercial interests.
A Green Party spokesperson described the Tory government's planned £12bn in welfare cuts as "kicking people when they are down".
Numerous attempts to force the government to publish benefit-related death statistics have been rebuffed.
Natalie Bennett said Britain "could afford to pay for social care for all who need it, were it not for the misguided policy of austerity".
This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from Welfare Weekly.
The Department for Work and Pensions has secretly reviewed 49 benefit-related deaths since 2012.
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