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Nicola Sturgeon has threatened to demand a second independence referendum unless David Cameron reverses his welfare cuts and halts plans to renew Trident.
The DWP has been accused of breaking the "letter and spirit" of the Smith Commission, after it emerged that lucrative Work Programme contracts are to be extended.
Holyrood allowed to vary key parts of housing elements of universal credit but not other elements after DWP intervention
New tax and welfare powers proposed by the Smith Commission "do not reflect the full wishes of the people of Scotland", says SNP.
Promises from the SNP to axe the so-called 'bedroom tax', and pause the roll-out of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment (PIP), is playing a big part in persuading Scots on benefits to vote Yes in the Scottish Independence...
Scottish National Party (SNP) Media Release: The SNP has today highlighted a report by leading charities showing that Westminster’s welfare cuts are putting children in danger. Today’s Herald reports Barnardo's Scotland and NSPCC Scotland are also warning that the Scottish Government’s...
The Department for Work and Pensions has denied urging civil servants to vote 'No' in the Scottish Independence referendum in September.
Westminster’s attack on the welfare state is leading to more than 22,000 children in Scotland having to rely on food banks, say SNP.
"In an independent Scotland the SNP will set up a commission to consider a new ‘Scottish Minimum Wage’ – which would at least rise in line with inflation."
SNP: “After a Yes vote we will ensure that not only will Tory privatisation of the health service be stopped at the border - but that our NHS remains properly funded"
“The DWP has serious questions to answer over its poor performance in recent years and the way in which it has completely mismanaged the implementation of Universal Credit", say SNP.