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Benefit assessors ‘must be held accountable’ for report failings, MPs hear 23rd November 2017

Why is the government waging a war against disabled people? 23rd November 2017

DPAC: "University Credit has been a nightmare, it needs to end" 22nd November 2017

Chancellor FINALLY announces £1.5 BILLION Universal Credit U-turn 22nd November 2017

Benefits claimants underpaid millions 17th November 2017

New universal credit claimants 'will get no money before Christmas' 16th November 2017

A landmark study has linked Tory austerity to 120,000 deaths 15th November 2017

Protestors campaign outside MP’s office over Universal Credit 10th November 2017

Universal Discredit: How Britain’s welfare system is actually plunging people further into poverty 9th November 2017

Third of NI DLA claimants' benefits stopped 8th November 2017

Government urged to lift housing benefits cap as 1 million families face homelessness 3rd November 2017

400,000 more children will grow up in poverty if Tory tax & welfare policies continue - IFS 2nd November 2017

Universal credit’s hidden cut pushes disabled people into poverty 31st October 2017


99.5 per cent decrease in people receiving state help to appeal benefits changes after legal aid cuts 31st October 2017

Universal credit ‘penalises the self-employed’ report warns 29th October 2017

Nine Scottish councils spend £8million undoing damage caused by Universal Credit 26th October 2017

We all knew the Tories’ housing benefit cap was morally bankrupt, but it turns out it made no economic sense either 25th October 2017

The Tory in charge of Universal Credit failed to turn up to an emergency debate 24th October 2017

Universal credit behind rising rent arrears and food bank use, 'guinea pig' councils say 23rd October 2017

Rethink on housing benefit cap for elderly and vulnerable 21st October 2017

Two-thirds of disabled Scots classed as 'fit for work' by DWP are genuinely ill 19th October 2017

'My five-year-old searched bins for food' Welcome to Tory Britain 19th October 2017

Policy director: "Universal Credit's meant to make work pay but it's not doing that" 19th October 2017

"4mn Britons having difficulties paying bills" 18th October 2017

Government humiliated as commons votes overwhelmingly to pause Universal Credit 18th October 2017

Thousands left waiting more than TEN WEEKS for bungled Universal Credit benefits 18th October 2017

Universal Credit helpline charges will be scrapped, David Gauke announces 18th October 2017

Two-child limit on benefit claims to be challenged in court 17th October 2017

DWP accused of concealing information critical of Universal Credit 16th October 2017

One council sums up the problems with Universal Credit: 92% of tenants getting it are in rent arrears 16th October 2017

The DWP has caused so many deaths it should be forced to submit to outside regulation 15th October 2017

The warped logic of making the poor pay more 15th October 2017

'Poverty, hunger and suicidal despair': A whistleblower reveals the chaos at the heart of the universal credit system 14th October 2017

Our social security has been redesigned. It’s now a welfare deterrent 12th October 2017

People should run through fields of stinging nettles naked for their benefits 12th October 2017

The parliamentary debate into the UN report on a UK "human catastrophe" for disabled people 12th October 2017

Universal Credit is "driving up debt, poverty and homelessness" 12th October 2017

UK state should pay for housing, food, transport and internet, says report 11th October 2017

Allen: "6 week wait for Universal Credit doesn't work" 11th October 2017

24% of Universal Credit claimants wait more than 6 weeks to be assessed 9th October 2017

Government warned Universal Credit could render claimants 'homeless by Christmas' 9th October 2017

'Desperately deluded' Tory ministers refuse to halt cruel benefits shake-up 9th October 2017

Blind from birth and epileptic but Government says she's fit to work 9th October 2017

Half a million people driven into poverty by benefit freeze 9th October 2017

If in any doubt about what life under a Tory Government really means.. 8th October 2017

Tory Ex-PM has called Universal Credit 'socially unfair and unforgiving' 8th October 2017

Tories Out - Protesting Austerity from Outside the Barricades in Manchester 7th October 2017

Halt universal credit or rough sleepers will double, says Burnham 6th October 2017

Charlotte Hughes "Theresa May's Policies Are Killing The Poor, The Sick & The Disabled." 5th October 2017

Universal Credit - the challenges 3rd October 2017

Anger as universal credit WILL be rolled out over Christmas 3rd October 2017

Universal Credit 'to roll out nationwide' 2nd October 2017

The Chancellor Philip Hammond discussing Universal Credit on BBC Breakfast 2nd October 2017

How are people going to eat? 1st October 2017

Government welfare guru: 'New benefit system makes my hair stand on end' 29th September 2017

Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit: changes to the Work Capability Assessment from 29th September 2017

Universal Credit is 'putting people in poverty' 29th September 2017

Newcastle was used for an experiment with Universal Credit and it was a disaster 26th September 2017

MPs challenge rollout of UK’s universal credit benefits system 24th September 2017

Universal credit is a shambles because the poor are ignored 23rd September 2017

Foodbanks demand Tories halt regime that cuts off people's benefits for months 22nd September 2017

Brain-damaged tetraplegic woman has benefits stopped and told to ‘start looking for work’ by DWP 18th September 2017

4 out of 5 people transferred onto new Tory Universal Credit benefit are now facing eviction
shocking new CAB report shows 17th September 2017

Universal credit is in 'total disarray', says Labour 15th September 2017

MPs to probe Theresa May's brutal war on poor and disabled in Scotland 14th September 2017

Cruel Tory benefit assessments are making severely ill people's health worse, says shocking report 14th September 2017

Universal Credit roll-out could be ‘catastrophic’, say Citizens Advice 10th September 2017

Two million UK families face £50-a-week cut in income 9th September 2017

More than 84% of those set to lose £50 a week or more are households with children, either lone parents or couples. Almost two-thirds of them are working households, despite claims from ministers that they wish to create a welfare system that encourages work.

Don't worry about #Marr watch this two minute Paper Review ? 9th September 2017

Universal Credit was supposed to help those out of work not crush families 7th September 2017

Universal basic income may be adopted in Scotland providing a weekly cash payment for life 7th September 2017

Britain is no longer a civilised country – the UN’s disability report confirms it 7th September 2017

Why Kate and Will's third child has sparked anger on behalf of women up and down the country 5th September 2017

Ellen Clifford from DPAC London speaks to RT UK 4th September 2017

Poverty is the enemy of good mental health. Why do Tories increase it? 3rd September 2017

UN Tory Govt failure to uphold disabled people's rights described as "Utterly Shameful" 1st September 2017

DWP ignores calls from 20 leading charities to pause Universal Credit roll out in Scotland 31st August 2017

UN attacks British government for failing to protect disabled peoples' rights 31st August 2017

Universal credit has caused untold hardship. But the worst is yet to come 31st August 2017

Family crippled by Tory benefits cap housed in 'filthy' B&B hotel dubbed 'the worst in Scotland' 30th August 2017

Ann found herself £400 short on the £825 monthly rent - It’s costing the council £440 a week to place a family in homeless accommodation.

Poundland 'gets jobless to work for free under government scheme' 30th August 2017

DWP spends £39m defending decisions to strip benefits from sick and disabled people 29th August 2017

DWP 'has secret target to reject 80 per cent of benefit appeals' 17th May 2017

DWP 'tells disability benefits assessors to discriminate against people with mental health conditions' 14th March 2017

DWP’s fit-to-work tests ‘cause permanent damage to mental health’, study finds 13th March 2017

'30,000 excess deaths in 2015 linked to cuts in health and social care' 20th February 2017

Shadow chancellor backs calls to prosecute Iain Duncan Smith over WCA deaths 26th May 2016

Former DWP ministers could face police investigation over fit-to-work tests 9th May 2016

Tory Murders 8th February 2016

Treasury pays out £11 billion a year in benefits and tax credits to the 22% of the UK workforce who are paid less than the living wage 13th April 2015

Are the Governments benefit policies legal or in violation of international laws which ensure people are kept out of poverty?


Taxpayers fund benefits for 400,000 immigrants 10th March 2014

Charging for benefit tribunals shows ‘contempt for people in poverty’ 24th February 2014

Cameron reported to United Nations over benefit cuts 17th January 2014

Universal Credit will be a national disaster 24th August 2013

Iain Duncan Smith admits 'crisis' over immigrants claiming benefits 25th March 2013

Is it right' to apply the spare room subsidy retrospectively? 16th March 2013

Bedroom tax 'in chaos' after Iain Duncan Smith announces exemptions 12th March 2013

Tories' forced work outlawed: Court of Appeal rules "workfare" schemes are illegal 13th February 2013

Relationship Between the Welfare State and Crime 2nd August 1995

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