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Labour accuses Theresa May of ‘stitch-up’ over response to defeats

Ministers will get 12 weeks to prepare statement if Tories lose the vote on opposition day motions.

Corbyn urges benefits rethink and end to 55p-a-minute helpline rate

Labour leader clashes with Theresa May over universal credit in first PMQs since party conferences.

Disability benefit change shows Tories are still ‘nasty party’, says Corbyn

Labour leader accuses government of ‘sneaking out’ news that it was overturning tribunal rulings on personal independence payments.

Corbyn Criticises PM Over Abolition Of Grants For Less Affluent Students

Labour leader tells David Cameron he has ‘form’ for introducing cuts without alerting electorate.

PMQs: Corbyn Accuses Cameron Of Limiting Life Chances Of Children

Labour leader challenges PM with quotes from single mother of disabled child who will lose £1,800 under Tory cuts.

Figures Detailing Benefit-Related Deaths To Be Published, Says David Cameron

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.




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.

Terminally ill to be given priority over benefit underpayments, says McVey

Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".

Austerity will have cast an extra 1.5m children into poverty by 2021

Lone-parents, disabled children and ethnic minorities will be among worst-hit, says EHRC.

Childcare voucher changes delayed after Commons debate

Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.

Reverse universal credit cuts, Iain Duncan Smith tells chancellor

Thinktank says 340,000 people could be taken out of poverty if Philip Hammond takes action.

Labour’s Debbie Abrahams stands down accusing leader’s office of ‘bullying’ behaviour

Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary claims to be the victim of a "bullying culture of the worst kind", as Party investigates "work based complaints".