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Resolution Foundation warns of rising inequality amid cuts to working-age benefits.
Almost 400,000 more UK children and 300,000 more pensioners plunged into poverty in past four years, new study finds.
IFS forecast that 37% of children will be in relative poverty by 2022 would see all progress made in the last 20 years undone.
Urgent £3bn cash injection needed to bolster confidence in failing system after welfare cuts, says Resolution Foundation.
Nearly 3m working households with children on tax credits face average loss of £2,500 a year, according to thinktank.
Resolution Foundation says inflation, welfare cuts and squeeze on pay will punish least well-off hardest.
Resolution Foundation says PM Theresa May should allow the 'in-built flexibility' of the 'National Living Wage' to 'take its course'.
Two in three zero hour contract workers over 25 have been on one for more than a year, research shows.
Uncertainty caused by Brexit vote means ‘national living wage’ will rise more slowly, according to the Resolution Foundation.
Research shows budget preserves income of wealthier households, while poorest could lose 12% of their income by 2019.
IFS says there is 50-50 chance Osborne will have to revisit spending plans, while Resolution Foundation says some families could lose £3,000 a year by 2020.
Resolution Foundation says chancellor should abandon politically damaging cuts and meet target by adjusting taxation and pension thresholds.
Institute for Fiscal Studies says that in-work benefits help close the gap between rich and poor over a worker’s lifetime.
Increased conditionality under Universal Credit could result in a 'doubling' of benefit sanctions, warns NPI.
Resolution Foundation puts a question mark over political feasibility of £12bn welfare cuts, including possible £5bn reduction in child tax credit.
Welfare cuts have pushed hundreds of thousands – including more than 300,000 children – below the poverty line since 2012, despite Tory claims to the contrary.
Labour highlights figures showing cost to families with children from rise in VAT and cuts to tax credits under Conservatives.
Chancellor plans to eliminate deficit by 2019 but remains tight-lipped over details as experts question where more cuts could be made to benefits.