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Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.
Committee outlines assessment failings, including woman asked why she had not killed herself.
Peabody Trust says 42-day wait means 60,000 households, with over 40,000 children, will receive no income until after festive season.
Ministers will get 12 weeks to prepare statement if Tories lose the vote on opposition day motions.
Veteran Tory MP Edward Leigh attacks leader of Commons for saying government is not bound by Wednesday’s vote.
Labour leader clashes with Theresa May over universal credit in first PMQs since party conferences.
Opposition calls for parliamentary debate, saying women risk being criminalised if two-child limit is imposed in region.
Protesters helped through security by John McDonnell to demand restoration of independent living fund – and Theresa May’s resignation.
Minister Guy Opperman’s comments enrage ‘Waspi’ campaigners – and Conservative MPs join criticism of policy.
Work and pensions committee says employers force workers into bogus self-employment and free-ride on welfare state.
Study finds self-employed single parent of two on £10,000 faces losing thousands due to rise in NICs and cuts to universal credit.
Labour leader accuses government of ‘sneaking out’ news that it was overturning tribunal rulings on personal independence payments.
Bob Blackman’s bill aims to prevent people without children from being told by councils to fend for themselves.
Norman Smith told to stop broadcasting as dozens of people protest in central lobby against welfare cuts.
Labour leader tells David Cameron he has ‘form’ for introducing cuts without alerting electorate.
Chancellor says he will respond to Lords defeat with new measures in his autumn statement and declines to rule out lowering surplus target.
Peers warned of constitutional crisis and loss of powers if they press ahead with plan to kill off cuts.
Labour leader challenges PM with quotes from single mother of disabled child who will lose £1,800 under Tory cuts.
Nicola Sturgeon says her party offered the only opposition to the Conservatives, after slamming Labour for abstaining from a crucial vote on welfare reforms.
Prime minister’s disclosure, in wake of 200,000-strong petition, comes two days after Iain Duncan Smith’s claim in parliament that such data did not exist.
PM to capitalise on majority with raft of legislation in Queen’s speech on 27 May including EU referendum and repeal of act by new justice secretary Michael Gove.
Department for Work and Pensions select committee inquiry follows death of ex-soldier after jobseeker’s allowance stopped