Universal credit

‘It’s expensive to be poor’: How the cost of living crisis has impacted food prices
Food poverty

‘It’s expensive to be poor’: How the cost of living crisis has impacted food prices

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into 'destitution', charities warn
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Welfare system

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into 'destitution', charities warn

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off
A young person, seen from above, sits on the floor looking through a stack of bills in front of a laptop
Social Justice

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit
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welfare system

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit

Benefit claimants suspected of ‘wrong-doing and deceit’ when trying to access government support, says study
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welfare system

Benefit claimants suspected of ‘wrong-doing and deceit’ when trying to access government support, says study

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge
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cost of living crisis

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge

'Gutted and furious': How universal credit claimants feel about Rishi Sunak's Spring Budget
Tyron Wilson reacts to Budget 2022
Spring Budget

'Gutted and furious': How universal credit claimants feel about Rishi Sunak's Spring Budget

Spring Budget will leave low-income families 'stranded,' say anti-poverty campaigners
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Spring Budget

Spring Budget will leave low-income families 'stranded,' say anti-poverty campaigners

High Court rules millions of legacy benefits claimants won’t get backdated payments
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Welfare system

High Court rules millions of legacy benefits claimants won’t get backdated payments

Broadband providers told to promote their deals for low-income families after millions miss out
Digital inclusion

Broadband providers told to promote their deals for low-income families after millions miss out

A record one in four people out of work say it’s due to long-term sickness
Unemployment

A record one in four people out of work say it’s due to long-term sickness

The DWP must start putting people before process
The government and DWP needs to treat people with disabilities with dignity and respect, according to campaigners.
Ella Abraham

The DWP must start putting people before process

Universal credit: New sanctions threat sparks fears of poverty and debt after four weeks
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welfare system

Universal credit: New sanctions threat sparks fears of poverty and debt after four weeks

A million people say they went a whole day without eating last month
food insecurity
cost of living crisis

A million people say they went a whole day without eating last month

Universal credit claimant already has two jobs and is pressured to get more work
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welfare system

Universal credit claimant already has two jobs and is pressured to get more work

Universal credit claimants will be forced to apply for more jobs or lose their benefits
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Universal Credit

Universal credit claimants will be forced to apply for more jobs or lose their benefits

Benefit claimants have designed a system to replace the 'monstrous' universal credit
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welfare system

Benefit claimants have designed a system to replace the 'monstrous' universal credit

DWP discriminated against disabled people in switch to universal credit, says court
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Universal Credit

DWP discriminated against disabled people in switch to universal credit, says court

'Pull the other one': Nadine Dorries ridiculed for claims BBC licence fee freeze will help cost of living
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cost of living crisis

'Pull the other one': Nadine Dorries ridiculed for claims BBC licence fee freeze will help cost of living

Kew Gardens launches £1 entry for low-income families
Tickets to Kew Gardens normally cost upwards of £15, but not for people receiving benefits under the new scheme
Universal credit

Kew Gardens launches £1 entry for low-income families