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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows
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Benefits

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows

DWP benefit dates for March 2024 and other help as cost of living payments end
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Benefits

DWP benefit dates for March 2024 and other help as cost of living payments end

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'
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Department for Work and Pensions

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'

Tens of thousands call on DWP to reinstate 'lifeline' cost of living payment for disabled people
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Disabilities

Tens of thousands call on DWP to reinstate 'lifeline' cost of living payment for disabled people

Raising state pension age to 71 would be a 'big blow' and risks 'working people to death', experts say
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Pensions

Raising state pension age to 71 would be a 'big blow' and risks 'working people to death', experts say

'An absolute disgrace': Benefit claimants share stories of being plunged into debt by DWP
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The Big Issue

'An absolute disgrace': Benefit claimants share stories of being plunged into debt by DWP

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund
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Household Support Fund

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund

'I have nothing': DWP takes millions from benefit claimants every year to pay for its own mistakes
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Benefits

'I have nothing': DWP takes millions from benefit claimants every year to pay for its own mistakes

DWP should never use AI to suspend benefit claims, experts insist: 'People are still struggling'
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Benefits

DWP should never use AI to suspend benefit claims, experts insist: 'People are still struggling'

Tens of thousand sign petition against DWP plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts
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Department for Work and Pensions

Tens of thousand sign petition against DWP plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts

DWP benefits and cost of living payment dates to expect in February 2024
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Benefits

DWP benefits and cost of living payment dates to expect in February 2024

Mum fears telling DWP she's pregnant due to 'cruel' two-child benefit cap: 'Bills are just too much'
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Benefits

Mum fears telling DWP she's pregnant due to 'cruel' two-child benefit cap: 'Bills are just too much'

DWP falsely accuses single mum of owing £12,000 – when they actually owe her money
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Benefits

DWP falsely accuses single mum of owing £12,000 – when they actually owe her money

DWP could deny benefits to hundreds of thousands of disabled and ill people under new plans
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Disability benefits

DWP could deny benefits to hundreds of thousands of disabled and ill people under new plans

Here's when people will get the cold weather payment as temperatures drop below freezing
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Cost of living crisis

Here's when people will get the cold weather payment as temperatures drop below freezing

Tax-free childcare: How does it work, how much can you save and how can you apply?
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Childcare

Tax-free childcare: How does it work, how much can you save and how can you apply?