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1 in 7 children of public sector workers living in poverty, says TUC

TUC analysis found 550,000 children with a parent working in the public sector will be living in poverty by the end of the current financial year.

Hammond urged to give public sector workers a ‘generous’ pay rise

Public sector workers have been battered by pay austerity since 2010, says Unite.

Public sector pay cap to be lifted next year, No 10 says

Cabinet agrees pay rises for prison and police officers this year but prison union says offer amounts to real-terms cut.

Health unions urge Theresa May to ditch NHS pay cap

Unions representing cross-section of healthcare staff increase pressure on government to use Queen’s speech to lift 1% restriction on pay rises.

Labour will give pay rise to ‘overworked and underpaid’ NHS staff

Shadow health secretary pledges to ‘end Tory privatisation’ by reversing moves to bring private providers into NHS.

Owen Smith pledges to end austerity in radical pitch to Labour’s left

Policies include scrapping Department for Work and Pensions, ending public-sector pay freeze and boosting spending on NHS.

Tax Credits Cuts ‘Will Leave Key Workers Up To £12,000 Poorer By 2020’

Research reveals impact of cuts on public sector staff, including teaching assistants, community and childcare workers.




Housing associations rake in record profits while only building 597 homes for social rent

Housing associations appear to be moving away from building social housing in favour of more profitable options.

Disabled man had to sleep rough and ‘sofa surf’ because of council faults

Ombudsman says Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead did not act quickly enough to find him suitable accommodation.

DWP win legal case which could “severely curtail” benefit claimant’s human rights

Win could prevent benefit claimants from using the Human Rights Act when challenging cruel benefits decisions at tribunal.

Welfare debate highlights the very worst of Tory ‘callousness’ towards Britain’s poorest

Tories "have their heads firmly in the sand" over the devastating impact of their welfare policies, says SNP MP.

Child Benefit and Tax Credit payment dates over Easter 2018

Some people could receive their benefits up to four days early this Easter - here's what you need to know.

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".