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Government agrees to keep system open for six more months after pressure from Labour.
Resolution Foundation warns of rising inequality amid cuts to working-age benefits.
MPs criticise government policies after rough sleeper pronounced dead in Westminster area, London.
Shadow chancellor accuses government of forcing cash-strapped councils to absorb cuts.
Estimated 220,000 claimants will get backdated higher personal independence payments.
End Child Poverty says years-long freeze on benefits is major factor in emerging crisis.
‘Lockdown’ is a model that can make £56,000 a year from public funds. But the scandal goes on.
Study finds many people are not claiming support they are entitled to and warns some are put off by the benefits system.
Labour says its findings offer more evidence that the government should pause rollout of new benefit system.
Public accounts committee says homelessness is a national crisis and DCLG has been unacceptably complacent.
Nurses are among those ending up with nowhere to live after being evicted by private-sector landlords, says watchdog.
Manpower poll shows hiring staff is flatlining in London and depicts firms as the least confident for five years about taking on new workers.
Crucial welfare payment will be turned into a loan from 2018, affecting 124,000 individuals who rely on it.
Tenants living in homes sold under Margaret Thatcher’s scheme now pay twice the rents charged by local authorities.
Almost 400,000 more UK children and 300,000 more pensioners plunged into poverty in past four years, new study finds.
Women’s Aid says 39% of refuges will have to close in England under plans to remove supported housing from welfare system.
More than 3,000 people have written to work and pensions committee in despair at system, many saying they have been driven to suicidal thoughts.
Rise in personal tax allowance benefits higher ratepayers by £340 a year with basic rate band £70 better off and universal credit recipients better by just 50p per week.
NHS figures show drop of 1,193 family doctors in past year, despite pledge to increase numbers by 5,000 by 2020.
With council spending on early intervention cut by 40%, ministers urged to prevent ‘crisis turning into catastrophe’.
Health of low-income households at risk as funding cuts slash support for replacing and repairing boilers, pressure group warns.
If the personal independence payment experts had bothered to read Bea’s notes, a process that triggered two overdoses might never have started.