welfare system

What do disability rights experts make of government plans to boost employment?
Employment

What do disability rights experts make of government plans to boost employment?

Reported plans to reform disability benefits to get more people into work do not go far enough, campaigners have said

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net
Welfare state

80 years on from the Beveridge Report, this is Britain’s new safety net

The Beveridge Report preceded the creation of the welfare state, designed to support people from cradle to grave. Today, it’s no longer the state protecting the vulnerable

Michael Gove takes left turn at the Conservative Party Conference
Politics

Michael Gove takes left turn at the Conservative Party Conference

Gove was clearly moved after speaking to The Big Issue. He’s spent the Tory conference undermining Liz Truss and calling for universal free school meals, social housing and renters’ rights.

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low
welfare system

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low

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

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit

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Right-wing think tank tells Sunak to ‘stop being allergic to welfare’
cost of living crisis

Right-wing think tank tells Sunak to ‘stop being allergic to welfare’

Campaigners head to Downing Street to demand ‘unjust’ benefit cap is scrapped in Budget
Spring Budget

Campaigners head to Downing Street to demand ‘unjust’ benefit cap is scrapped in Budget

‘The impact could be fatal’: Jack Monroe urges MPs to support families amid cost of living crisis
cost of living crisis

‘The impact could be fatal’: Jack Monroe urges MPs to support families amid cost of living crisis

How to claim housing benefit and how much support you will get
Welfare system

How to claim housing benefit and how much support you will get

MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal
welfare system

MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead