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Rishi Sunak claims he's going to cut taxes by tightening benefits. Here's why it'll backfire badly
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Benefits

Rishi Sunak claims he's going to cut taxes by tightening benefits. Here's why it'll backfire badly

How to get help with childcare if you are on universal credit
Childcare

How to get help with childcare if you are on universal credit

Tories accused of playing Big Brother with bill giving DWP powers to 'snoop' on bank accounts
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Department for Work and Pensions

Tories accused of playing Big Brother with bill giving DWP powers to 'snoop' on bank accounts

No excuse for shoplifting due to 'generous' UK benefits system, minister says. Here's the reality
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Cost of living crisis

No excuse for shoplifting due to 'generous' UK benefits system, minister says. Here's the reality

DWP benefits payment dates to expect in January 2024 – with changes over the New Year
Benefits

DWP benefits payment dates to expect in January 2024 – with changes over the New Year

End to household support fund will mean 'more people will go cold, hungry and lose their homes'
jeremy hunt
Cost of living crisis

End to household support fund will mean 'more people will go cold, hungry and lose their homes'

Here's when people will get their benefits from the DWP over the Christmas period
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Christmas

Here's when people will get their benefits from the DWP over the Christmas period

Here's when people in Scotland will get the winter heating payment in 2023 and 2024
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Cost of living crisis

Here's when people in Scotland will get the winter heating payment in 2023 and 2024

DWP is 'penalising' terminally ill people for 'not dying fast enough', campaigner warns
Mark Hughes
Benefits

DWP is 'penalising' terminally ill people for 'not dying fast enough', campaigner warns

Uncertainty over minister for disabled people role sparks backlash: 'What message does this send?'
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DWP

Uncertainty over minister for disabled people role sparks backlash: 'What message does this send?'

'Ministers aren't interested in evidence': DWP sanctions are driving people to disability benefits
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Benefits

'Ministers aren't interested in evidence': DWP sanctions are driving people to disability benefits

DWP using AI to assess benefit and universal credit claims poses 'significant risk', experts warn
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Benefits

DWP using AI to assess benefit and universal credit claims poses 'significant risk', experts warn

DWP faces 'crisis' as staff driven to 'depression' and 'sickness' amid mounting pressure
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Department for Work and Pensions

DWP faces 'crisis' as staff driven to 'depression' and 'sickness' amid mounting pressure

Autumn Statement: Jeremy Hunt accused of 'cynical attack' on sick and disabled benefits claimants
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Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Jeremy Hunt accused of 'cynical attack' on sick and disabled benefits claimants

Families left with 'nothing' as cost of living payments fail to cover essentials: 'My bank account is empty'
benefits recipient
Cost of living crisis

Families left with 'nothing' as cost of living payments fail to cover essentials: 'My bank account is empty'

Benefits claimants to lose free NHS prescriptions if they refuse work: 'We will take your benefits away'
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Benefits

Benefits claimants to lose free NHS prescriptions if they refuse work: 'We will take your benefits away'

Disabled people are trying to tell us how benefits system is killing them. It's time we listened
disability benefits protest
Dr China Mills

Disabled people are trying to tell us how benefits system is killing them. It's time we listened

Cost of living: Man says he eats less and feels like a 'failure' due to benefits not covering essentials
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Cost of living crisis

Cost of living: Man says he eats less and feels like a 'failure' due to benefits not covering essentials

Millions of Brits considering suicide due to cost of living crisis, report finds
Many universal credit claimants are struggling to cope. Image: Pexels
Cost of living crisis

Millions of Brits considering suicide due to cost of living crisis, report finds

I have a fear of walking. DWP put me through hell waiting for a disability benefits tribunal
Sarah Smithers
Disability benefits

I have a fear of walking. DWP put me through hell waiting for a disability benefits tribunal