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Northern Ireland also expresses concerns, putting launch of flagship welfare reform in doubt.
Professional group joins Labour in warning that claimants for children born of non-consensual sex may be criminalised.
Opposition calls for parliamentary debate, saying women risk being criminalised if two-child limit is imposed in region.
Victory for mother of four children in Northern Ireland, if upheld on appeal, could add millions to DWP’s benefit bill across the UK.
Failure to reach agreement at Stormont raises fears that institutions could collapse and the DUP and Sinn Féin could walk away.
Nationalist parties threatening to veto bill but power-sharing partners say talk of better deal with Westminster is unrealistic.
The study warns that a dwindling social housing stock in Northern Ireland and reforms to welfare benefits risks 'pushing more people into increased financial hardship and homelessness'.