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DWP recruiting 'covert surveillance officers' to snoop on benefit claimants: 'I fear for the future'
dwp mel stride
Benefits

DWP recruiting 'covert surveillance officers' to snoop on benefit claimants: 'I fear for the future'

Local housing allowance is finally going up. But is it anything more than just a short-term fix?
Jeremy Hunt announced local housing allowance rise
Benefits

Local housing allowance is finally going up. But is it anything more than just a short-term fix?

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'
labour/ starmer and reeves
Politics

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'

Millions of kids are in poverty and Jeremy Hunt wants a 'carrot and stick' benefits system
jeremy hunt
benefits

Millions of kids are in poverty and Jeremy Hunt wants a 'carrot and stick' benefits system

Two-child limit on benefits is cruel and unfair. Politicians must rethink ahead of general election
two child limit/ three kids
Martin O'Neill

Two-child limit on benefits is cruel and unfair. Politicians must rethink ahead of general election

DWP benefits, rent rises and tax: All the tax year changes that will affect you from April 2024
DWP, benefits
Housing, benefits and work

DWP benefits, rent rises and tax: All the tax year changes that will affect you from April 2024

More than 700,000 children plunged into poverty since Tories came to power: 'We're going backwards'
Child poverty

More than 700,000 children plunged into poverty since Tories came to power: 'We're going backwards'

DWP benefits 'too low' to cover basic living costs, government warned: 'Completely unacceptable'
benefits/ money
Benefits

DWP benefits 'too low' to cover basic living costs, government warned: 'Completely unacceptable'

UK 'no longer a leader in disability rights' as UN finds Tory policy has led to 'hate'
united nations/ disability rights
Disability rights

UK 'no longer a leader in disability rights' as UN finds Tory policy has led to 'hate'

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns
disability benefits/ disabled people
Disabled people

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns

'I just cry': Millions of elderly Brits in poverty as state pension falls short of basic living costs
pensioner yvonne
Poverty

'I just cry': Millions of elderly Brits in poverty as state pension falls short of basic living costs

'I'm in crippling debt': Brits are falling behind on bills in record numbers amid cost of living crisis
pay debt
Cost of living crisis

'I'm in crippling debt': Brits are falling behind on bills in record numbers amid cost of living crisis

DWP faces 'outrage' and 'paranoia' if it continues plans to 'spy' on bank accounts
DWP
Department for Work and Pensions

DWP faces 'outrage' and 'paranoia' if it continues plans to 'spy' on bank accounts

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late
the household support fund
Sabine Goodwin

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous
homelessness
Rick Henderson

Jeremy Hunt's decision to ignore homelessness emergency in Spring Budget is dangerous

DWP sparks protests by disability activists over benefit sanctions and 'inhumane deaths'
DWP benefits protest
Disability benefits

DWP sparks protests by disability activists over benefit sanctions and 'inhumane deaths'

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work
Volunteers at Earlsfield Foodbank sort food in crates in the middle of a church
Charlotte White

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work

One in five people see DWP benefits stopped for not switching to universal credit
DWP
Universal credit

One in five people see DWP benefits stopped for not switching to universal credit

'It's a win-win solution': Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds
build social housing to end the housing crisis
Housing crisis

'It's a win-win solution': Building social housing could add £50bn to UK economy, study finds

Energy bills are still worryingly high. Here's how to get help if you can't afford to pay
energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Energy bills are still worryingly high. Here's how to get help if you can't afford to pay