03 August 2020
A 40-strong protest took place last week at 10 Downing Street, called by the National Pensioners Convention, over the Tories' betrayal on free TV licences for over-75s.
28 July 2020
A cancer patient has died weighing just three stone after the Department for Work and Pensions stopped her benefits.
30 June 2020
Bosses at the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have backed off from an attempt to victimise leading trade unionist Paul Williams.
17 June 2020
Nearly two thirds of families who receive Universal Credit have been pushed into borrowing money to survive
16 June 2020
Almost 70 Black Lives Matter protesters have been issued with fines for attending the socially-distanced rallies in Derry and Belfast on Saturday 6 June.
04 May 2020
Errol Graham, who died of starvation when his benefits were cut off, had become so mentally distressed that his family believe he pulled out two of his own teeth with pliers.
27 April 2020
The government has refused to make the Universal Credit benefit regime any less punishing
07 April 2020
Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to claim benefits as bosses throw them on the dole, writes Sadie Robinson
26 March 2020
Nearly half a million people put in claims for Universal Credit (UC) in a nine-day period as the coronavirus crisis hit.
10 March 2020
A woman has been given the go-ahead to take the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to court over Universal Credit (UC) rules.
11 February 2020
The government has investigated 69 suicides that could have been linked to problems with benefit claims over the last six years
04 February 2020
Hated benefits rules left Nichola Salvato in debt over childcare costs. Now, reports Sadie Robinson, she’s on a legal crusade to have them overturned
28 January 2020
A new BBC documentary is supposed to give an honest view of the benefits system. But it hides the real truth
17 January 2020
Some 5,000 ill and disabled benefit claimants have died before being repaid thousands of pounds owed to them due to a government error.
17 November 2019
A decade of Tory rule has slashed key services, savaged spending and driven more people into poverty. And if they aren’t kicked out, life for working class people is set to get worse, report Sarah Bates and Tomáš Tengely-Evans
15 October 2019
This month I will be 62, but there will be no real happy birthday feeling until I am 66.
01 October 2019
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will scrap the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit if elected.
30 April 2019
A police chief who claims his service is underfunded has overseen a 50 percent rise in highly-paid officers.
23 April 2019
A SIX STONE emaciated man who was deemed “fit to find work” has died. But the company running the tests that deny people benefits is rolling in profit.
02 April 2019
Some 200,000 more children were pushed into absolute poverty in 2017-18