Universal credit

Number of people on benefits who can’t afford rent has almost doubled since before pandemic
DWP figures show benefits don't cover rent
Housing

Number of people on benefits who can’t afford rent has almost doubled since before pandemic

Big Issue urges prime minister to protect renters with bold Rishi's Removals stunt
Big Issue launches End Housing Insecurity Now with Rishi Sunak removals van stunt
End Housing Insecurity Now

Big Issue urges prime minister to protect renters with bold Rishi's Removals stunt

'The DWP refused me PIP and took universal credit deductions because my landlord told them to. How am I supposed to live?'
George Mitchell, who has faced difficulties with the DWP PIP and universal credit
Disability benefits

'The DWP refused me PIP and took universal credit deductions because my landlord told them to. How am I supposed to live?'

This teenager with MS is fighting for change after DWP universal credit waiting times forced her to use food banks
Keisha, who has faced DWP universal credit waiting times
Universal credit

This teenager with MS is fighting for change after DWP universal credit waiting times forced her to use food banks

The mental health effects of the cost of living crisis should spur government action
cost of living crisis
MICHAEL HOUGH AND RACHELLE EARWAKER

The mental health effects of the cost of living crisis should spur government action

Half a million seriously ill and disabled people could have universal credit cut under DWP plans
jobcentre
Universal credit

Half a million seriously ill and disabled people could have universal credit cut under DWP plans

It's time we made childcare about children, not just about work
Two girls play with wooden blocks in a childcare setting
Tom Pollard

It's time we made childcare about children, not just about work

What is universal credit? The DWP benefit explained
universal credit
Universal credit

What is universal credit? The DWP benefit explained

Why the cost of living payment will not go far enough to help vulnerable people
cost of living payment
Cost of living crisis

Why the cost of living payment will not go far enough to help vulnerable people

Millions of people on universal credit do not have enough money to live
universal credit
Cost of living crisis

Millions of people on universal credit do not have enough money to live

It's time universal credit is paid differently so women in a controlling relationship can leave their abuser
domestic abuse/ universal credit
Jess Southgate

It's time universal credit is paid differently so women in a controlling relationship can leave their abuser

Gordon Brown: Universal Credit doesn't add up
Gordon Brown wears a red tie and suit and talks to a woman with one hand outstretched
Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown: Universal Credit doesn't add up

Legacy benefits court case: Why claimants are still fighting for the £20 universal credit uplift
legacy benefits
Legacy benefits

Legacy benefits court case: Why claimants are still fighting for the £20 universal credit uplift

Benefits calculator: from universal credit to council tax rebate, here’s what you’re entitled to
Millions of pounds of benefits, grants and loans go unclaimed each year.
Benefits

Benefits calculator: from universal credit to council tax rebate, here’s what you’re entitled to

'People will starve and freeze' if government U-turns on promise to increase benefits
image of person looking sad/ benefits/ universal credit/ inflation
Cost of living crisis

'People will starve and freeze' if government U-turns on promise to increase benefits

‘I do not know how I’m going to survive’: Campaigners head to Number 10 to demand help in mini-budget
energy bills, liz truss, mini budget
Cost of living crisis

‘I do not know how I’m going to survive’: Campaigners head to Number 10 to demand help in mini-budget

Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours 'does nothing to help childcare crisis'
Working parents

Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours 'does nothing to help childcare crisis'

New work and pensions secretary Chloe Smith has consistently voted to cut benefits
Chloe Smith/ Benefits
Cost of living crisis

New work and pensions secretary Chloe Smith has consistently voted to cut benefits

Gordon Brown calls for 'urgent action' to boost universal credit as petition reaches 140,000
Gordon Brown wears a red tie and suit and talks to a woman with one hand outstretched
Cost of Living Crisis

Gordon Brown calls for 'urgent action' to boost universal credit as petition reaches 140,000

Number of universal credit claimants facing sanctions soars past 100,000
Employment

Number of universal credit claimants facing sanctions soars past 100,000

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