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DWP risks repeat of Post Office scandal with plan to snoop on claimants’ bank accounts, MPs warn
Benefits

DWP risks repeat of Post Office scandal with plan to snoop on claimants’ bank accounts, MPs warn

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has once again been warned about it’s plans to snoop on bank accounts, this time by MPs – including those in the Conservative Party

Sunak’s call to end ‘sick note culture’ and reform benefits is ‘demonising’ disabled and sick people
Benefits

Sunak’s call to end ‘sick note culture’ and reform benefits is ‘demonising’ disabled and sick people

The prime minister used a speech to say he worries about ‘benefits becoming a lifestyle choice’. Charities and experts warn it’s part of an ongoing campaign of hostility against the disabled

‘It’s a choice between dinner and devices’: Millions of children held back by digital poverty
Exclusive

‘It’s a choice between dinner and devices’: Millions of children held back by digital poverty

The new research from the Digital Poverty Alliance shows that one in five children are impacted by digital inequality

My daughter has been trapped in hospital for years with a learning disability – and she wants out
Disabilities

My daughter has been trapped in hospital for years with a learning disability – and she wants out

Millions missing out on £23billion in unclaimed DWP benefits – an average of £2,700 per person
Benefits

Millions missing out on £23billion in unclaimed DWP benefits – an average of £2,700 per person

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DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants’ bank accounts
Benefits

DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants’ bank accounts

Is the cost of living crisis over and will prices in the UK ever come down?
Cost of living crisis

Is the cost of living crisis over and will prices in the UK ever come down?

Long-term sickness cannot be fixed by tightening ‘harsh’ disability benefits system, experts warn
Benefits

Long-term sickness cannot be fixed by tightening ‘harsh’ disability benefits system, experts warn

Thousands could be owed up to £12k from DWP in backdated PIP payments. Here’s what you need to know
Social Justice

Thousands could be owed up to £12k from DWP in backdated PIP payments. Here’s what you need to know

Millions of families on universal credit worse off by £1,400 a year, experts say: ‘It needs to change’
Universal credit

Millions of families on universal credit worse off by £1,400 a year, experts say: ‘It needs to change’

Amy’s Place: How a ‘beautiful’ housing project giving hope became Amy Winehouse’s real legacy
Housing

Amy’s Place: How a ‘beautiful’ housing project giving hope became Amy Winehouse’s real legacy

Cost of living payment 2024: Where to get help now the scheme is over
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living payment 2024: Where to get help now the scheme is over

My cousin was killed in front of his six-year-old son. I need to get my family out of Gaza
Israel-Gaza war

My cousin was killed in front of his six-year-old son. I need to get my family out of Gaza

I lost 200 members of my family to war in Gaza. I feel betrayed by the UK government
Israel-Gaza war

I lost 200 members of my family to war in Gaza. I feel betrayed by the UK government

I used to dream of being a doctor in the UK. Now I’m searching for ways to survive in Palestine
Israel-Gaza war

I used to dream of being a doctor in the UK. Now I’m searching for ways to survive in Palestine

‘Helpless’ UK residents call for Home Office to help get families out of Gaza: ‘We feel betrayed’
Israel-Gaza war

‘Helpless’ UK residents call for Home Office to help get families out of Gaza: ‘We feel betrayed’

DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say
Benefit fraud

DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say

Sure Start centres helped poorer children do better at GCSEs – before being decimated by Tories
Education

Sure Start centres helped poorer children do better at GCSEs – before being decimated by Tories

Taking an earlier, smaller state pension could see pensioners ‘suffer for rest of their lives’
Pensions

Taking an earlier, smaller state pension could see pensioners ‘suffer for rest of their lives’

DWP benefits and state pension rising from April. Here’s when you will get the higher amount
Benefits

DWP benefits and state pension rising from April. Here’s when you will get the higher amount

Government must fix council tax benefits, charity says, as millions pushed into debt
Benefits

Government must fix council tax benefits, charity says, as millions pushed into debt

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DWP shamed over ‘cruel’ two-child benefit cap as millions trapped in poverty: ‘Scrap this sibling tax’
Benefits

DWP shamed over ‘cruel’ two-child benefit cap as millions trapped in poverty: ‘Scrap this sibling tax’

‘I feel judged for being smelly’: Millions can’t afford to wash their clothes as hygiene poverty soars
Hygiene poverty

‘I feel judged for being smelly’: Millions can’t afford to wash their clothes as hygiene poverty soars

‘DWP has learnt nothing’: DWP sparks fury by seizing woman’s £16k inheritance over Co-op job
Department for Work and Pensions

‘DWP has learnt nothing’: DWP sparks fury by seizing woman’s £16k inheritance over Co-op job

Parents can now get 15 hours free childcare for two-year-olds. Here’s how
Cost of living crisis

Parents can now get 15 hours free childcare for two-year-olds. Here’s how