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MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal
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MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal

MPs will obtain a copy of the report – which the government received in 2020 – directly from researchers and publish it themselves.

Universal credit taper rate change does not help low-income families ‘live with dignity’
Universal Credit

Universal credit taper rate change does not help low-income families ‘live with dignity’

Universal credit changes kicking in on Wednesday will not make any difference in the lives of around two thirds of claimants, experts said.

Legacy benefits freeze left disabled people living on ‘historically’ low payments, court hears
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Legacy benefits freeze left disabled people living on ‘historically’ low payments, court hears

Ministers refused to give disabled people on legacy benefits the same £20 per week increase universal credit claimants got during lockdown.

‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper
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‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper

‘Degrading’ disability benefits assessments leave people ‘in physical pain’
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‘Degrading’ disability benefits assessments leave people ‘in physical pain’

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Charity helps people with no access to state support ‘every 11 minutes’
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Charity helps people with no access to state support ‘every 11 minutes’

Benefits freeze must end with above-inflation rise, says Citizens Advice
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Benefits freeze must end with above-inflation rise, says Citizens Advice

Amber Rudd announces benefit sanctions will be reduced to six months
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Amber Rudd announces benefit sanctions will be reduced to six months

The benefits freeze will not be lifted in the Spring Statement, says Rudd
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The benefits freeze will not be lifted in the Spring Statement, says Rudd

Finland’s basic income experiment has returned its long-awaited first results
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Finland’s basic income experiment has returned its long-awaited first results

One year after I, Daniel Blake – what has changed?
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One year after I, Daniel Blake – what has changed?

Single mothers in High Court victory over government’s benefit cap
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Single mothers in High Court victory over government’s benefit cap

Bedroom tax: “It is so, so wrong”
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Bedroom tax: “It is so, so wrong”