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Disability Cuts ‘Changing Things For The Better’, Says Stephen Crabb

Crabb said that he will set out a “discursive” Green Paper on further cuts to disability benefits later this year.

Stephen Crabb: ‘Fiscally Impossible’ To Backtrack On State Pension Age Changes (Video)

New Work and Pensions Secretary dashed the hopes of hundreds of thousands of women set to lose out from changes to the State Pension age.

Stephen Crabb Urged To Scrap ‘Abusive And Cruel’ Disability Assessments

New Work and Pensions Secretary, Stephen Crabb MP, has been urged to scrap Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessments and launch an “urgent review” into what has been described as an “abusive and cruel system”. Disability Labour, an affiliate of the...

DWP ‘Punishing’ Low-Paid Full-Time Workers Under New Benefits Rule

Critics say scheme under which working people claiming universal credit can be fined for failing to do enough to find more work is ‘political dynamite’.

Stephen Crabb ‘Committed’ To Universal Credit Roll Out – Speech

New Work and Pensions Secretary said he's "committed" to Universal Credit and reforming welfare to support disabled people and people with health conditions into work.

‘Callous And Incompetent’: Labour Demands U-Turn On Damaging Tory Benefits Cuts

Labour says the new Work and Pensions Secretary, Stephen Crabb MP , should reverse damaging cuts to Universal Credit and disability benefits.

Universal Credit Cuts To Lose Low-Income Families Up To £200 A Month

Changes to be introduced on Monday will push more low-paid working families into poverty, charities say.

Stephen Crabb Wants To Sack Private Sector Disability Assessment Firms

Disability campaigners have welcomed reports that the new Work and Pensions Secretary is considering sacking under-performing disability assessment contractors.

Stephen Crabb Urged To Overhaul ‘Salami-Sliced’ Universal Credit System

Shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith says the welfare policy will hit millions of low-paid workers in the pocket.

Osborne Refuses To Apologise For Disability Benefits Cut Plan

Chancellor makes first Commons appearance since fiasco that sparked resignation of work and pensions secretary.

Government U-Turn On Disability Benefits Leaves Budget In Disarray

Stephen Crabb scraps cuts that prompted departure of Iain Duncan Smith, and sparks uncertainty over further pledges.

Tory Party At War As Iain Duncan Smith Allies Slam ‘Immoral Cuts’

David Cameron launches counterattack after claims that work and pensions secretary ‘felt he carried can for disability row’.




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.

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".