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Four EU States Reject Cameron’s Migrant Benefits Plan

Donald Tusk says leaders will have to go ‘extra mile’ to reach agreement as Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Czech Republic revolt on eve of key summit.

Cameron Ready To Give Way Over Ban On In-Work Benefits For EU Migrants

Prime minister signals flexible stance over mooted four-year ban after meeting Polish PM and opposition from other EU states.

Fortress Mentality On EU Migration Creates Xenophobia, Warns Italian PM

Tens of thousands of British migrants are claiming unemployment benefits in other EU countries.

European Court Benefits Ruling Actually Bolsters EU Freedom Of Movement

Ruling quite severely circumscribes scope for any further fundamental revision of rules on free movement within Europe




Man missing part of his skull told he’s ‘not disabled enough’ for disability benefits

"You can literally feel my brain and the edges of my skull where it’s been cut off".

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.