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Stormzy blasts Theresa May over Grenfell at the Brit Awards

"Yo, Theresa May, where's the money for Grenfell?"

Jeremy Corbyn demands ‘justice’ for Grenfell victims and survivors (video)

Labour leader calls on Government to "ensure the victims, survivors and community get justice".

Social housing crisis can no longer be ignored, says housing chief

David Orr says Grenfell Tower fire highlighted neglect of sector - government must urgently make money available.

Universal credit rollout in North Kensington halted after tower fire

New benefit system will not be introduced in full in July so jobcentre staff can focus on claimants affected by Grenfell blaze.

Jobseekers’ allowance rules suspended for Grenfell Tower tenants

Department for Work and Pensions instructs local job centre to be ‘as flexible as possible’ with those affected by fire.




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.

Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly

Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.