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Key takeaways from Labour's manifesto pledges for work, benefits and disability rights
Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner on the first day of the general election campaign
General election 2024

Key takeaways from Labour's manifesto pledges for work, benefits and disability rights

Labour's 2024 manifesto is out. Here’s what we know so far about the party's plans for employment, disability and benefits
Lib Dems hailed for putting NHS and social care at 'heart' of election with 'welcome' manifesto
General election 2024

Lib Dems hailed for putting NHS and social care at 'heart' of election with 'welcome' manifesto

Rishi Sunak says slashing benefits is his 'moral mission'. But what's moral about causing anxiety?
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Benefits

Rishi Sunak says slashing benefits is his 'moral mission'. But what's moral about causing anxiety?

Nearly half of brain injury survivors claim benefits – without enough support to get back to work
Employment

Nearly half of brain injury survivors claim benefits – without enough support to get back to work

Disability and work: Why the next government must show compassion and reform the benefits system
Disability benefits

Disability and work: Why the next government must show compassion and reform the benefits system

We must 'tackle poverty to save the NHS and improve the nation's health', next government told
Health

We must 'tackle poverty to save the NHS and improve the nation's health', next government told

Energy bills are set to fall but UK families have already lost £72bn to 'staggering' prices
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Energy bills

Energy bills are set to fall but UK families have already lost £72bn to 'staggering' prices

My child was awarded disability benefits after five years of fighting. Why don't I feel victorious?
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Cathy Reay

My child was awarded disability benefits after five years of fighting. Why don't I feel victorious?

DWP ramps up AI use to 'bring the future to the welfare system' and push people into work
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Department for Work and Pensions

DWP ramps up AI use to 'bring the future to the welfare system' and push people into work

Letters: I'm terrified Labour will be as unfair as the Tories on disability benefits
Labour leader Keir Starmer
Letters

Letters: I'm terrified Labour will be as unfair as the Tories on disability benefits

Almost no recorded cases of disability benefit fraud despite DWP crackdown: 'PIP fraud is a non-issue'
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Disability benefits

Almost no recorded cases of disability benefit fraud despite DWP crackdown: 'PIP fraud is a non-issue'

Deaf man awarded £50,000 after 'oppressive' and 'discriminatory' treatment by DWP
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Department for Work and Pensions

Deaf man awarded £50,000 after 'oppressive' and 'discriminatory' treatment by DWP

Benefits system is 'utterly failing' as food bank demand reaches record high: 'It's heartbreaking'
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Food banks

Benefits system is 'utterly failing' as food bank demand reaches record high: 'It's heartbreaking'

Benefit reforms 'entirely in the wrong direction' to help disabled people into work, DWP warned
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Benefits

Benefit reforms 'entirely in the wrong direction' to help disabled people into work, DWP warned

Sunak and the DWP are trying to push people back to work. We think there's a better way
Katy Wright

Sunak and the DWP are trying to push people back to work. We think there's a better way

“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life
Liz Carr
Press Release

“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life

'I'm terrified': Disabled and mentally ill people share harrowing experiences of benefits system
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Benefits

'I'm terrified': Disabled and mentally ill people share harrowing experiences of benefits system

Sunak acts like his benefits crackdown impacts the whole UK – but it's far messier than that
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Ruth Patrick

Sunak acts like his benefits crackdown impacts the whole UK – but it's far messier than that

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn
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Disability benefits

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn

Disabled people are trapped in a housing crisis of the government's own making
Kevin Carvell

Disabled people are trapped in a housing crisis of the government's own making

'It makes me want to scream': PIP changes could be 'tragic' for disabled people, DWP warned
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Disability benefits

'It makes me want to scream': PIP changes could be 'tragic' for disabled people, DWP warned

PIP changes: What is the government planning with the disability benefits system?
Disability benefits

PIP changes: What is the government planning with the disability benefits system?

DWP sparks outcry as disabled people face end to cash benefits: 'This won't solve the UK's problems'
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Disability benefits

DWP sparks outcry as disabled people face end to cash benefits: 'This won't solve the UK's problems'

DWP disability benefit cuts will impact 450,000 people – but very few will actually find paid work
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Benefits

DWP disability benefit cuts will impact 450,000 people – but very few will actually find paid work

I know how to make the DWP better and get more people into work – but they're just not listening
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John McDonough

I know how to make the DWP better and get more people into work – but they're just not listening