Welfare

Scrap two-child benefit cap to end child poverty, Labour told: 'Good intentions are not enough'
Starmer and Phillipson at a school
Child poverty

Scrap two-child benefit cap to end child poverty, Labour told: 'Good intentions are not enough'

The new Labour government has promised an 'ambitious plan' to end child poverty, but it is yet to commit to ending the two-child limit
One of the biggest crises facing the UK is barely talked about – the crisis of an ageing population
pensioner poverty ageing population
James Rose

One of the biggest crises facing the UK is barely talked about – the crisis of an ageing population

How to navigate DWP disability benefit applications and PIP assessments
DWP disability benefits
Disability benefits

How to navigate DWP disability benefit applications and PIP assessments

July 2024 DWP payment dates for benefits and pensions
Benefits

July 2024 DWP payment dates for benefits and pensions

We need to end the two-child benefit cap and the damaging rhetoric around it – once and for all
Ruth Patrick and Tracey Jensen

We need to end the two-child benefit cap and the damaging rhetoric around it – once and for all

Keir Starmer says benefits lack 'dignity' – but real indignity is Britain's broken welfare system
keir starmer
General election 2024

Keir Starmer says benefits lack 'dignity' – but real indignity is Britain's broken welfare system

Rishi Sunak says people on benefits don't want to work – here's why that's 'wrong and harmful'
dwp protest
Benefits

Rishi Sunak says people on benefits don't want to work – here's why that's 'wrong and harmful'

Taxes, benefit cuts and bad jokes: Key takeaways from the Tory general election manifesto launch
rishi sunak
General Election 2024

Taxes, benefit cuts and bad jokes: Key takeaways from the Tory general election manifesto launch

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

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

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

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

Sunak calls general election for 4 July: 'It's time to put a limping government out of its misery'
General election 2024

Sunak calls general election for 4 July: 'It's time to put a limping government out of its misery'

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

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

Benefit reforms 'entirely in the wrong direction' to help disabled people into work, DWP warned
rishi sunak/ disability benefit reforms dwp
Benefits

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

DWP sparks outcry with plan to hire 2,500 'agents' to investigate universal credit claimants
rishi sunak and mel stride/ dwp
Benefit fraud

DWP sparks outcry with plan to hire 2,500 'agents' to investigate universal credit claimants

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?
A miniature figurine businessman looking down on an information booklet for department for work and pensions
Department for Work and Pensions

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?

'I'm terrified': Disabled and mentally ill people share harrowing experiences of benefits system
rishi sunak/ dwp disability benefits changes
Benefits

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

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world
queen charlotte/ India Amarteifio
Social Justice

India Amarteifio on growing up on benefits and entering the glitzy Bridgerton world

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds
benefits dwp/ piggy bank
Benefits

Applying for DWP benefits is 'soul-destroying' and 'unnecessarily difficult', study finds

Sunak acts like his benefits crackdown impacts the whole UK – but it's far messier than that
rishi sunak/ welfare
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
dwp mel stride
Disability benefits

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

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

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

DWP sparks outcry as disabled people face end to cash benefits: 'This won't solve the UK's problems'
dwp/ mel stride
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
rishi sunak/ dwp benefit cuts
Benefits

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

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'
un/ uk government
Disability rights

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'

'It's evil what they're doing': DWP denying benefits to people with schizophrenia and mental illness
PIP and schizophrenia/ Pauline
Benefits

'It's evil what they're doing': DWP denying benefits to people with schizophrenia and mental illness

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