8 February 2020 — Welfare Weekly
Landmark High Court ruling could see thousands of unmarried parents given higher bereavement benefits
Landmark High Court judgement that denying new-style bereavement benefits to unmarried, cohabiting partners with children is incompatible with human rights.
Chances of escaping poverty is higher for those living in Scotland and Northern Ireland than for the rest of the UK.
PM wrongly claimed that Universal Credit has already helped 200,000 people back into work.
One in five organisations are offering care to fewer individuals as a means of balancing the books.
Full roll-out of the Government’s controversial Universal Credit scheme has been delayed again and is now not expected to be completed until September 2024.
“For the whole process to be a sham and for the assessment to be undermined by auditors is infuriating.”
Over two-thirds of councils in England have overspent on homelessness services in the last year alone.
Universal Credit five-week-wait is pushing vulnerable people into poverty, says SNP MP.
DWP unlawfully discriminated against thousands of severely disabled people.
FOI reveals the DWP has no idea how the five-week-wait affects Universal Credit claimants.
Michelle Ballantyne has previously stated that there is “no such thing as a bedroom tax” and supports the two-child benefit limit.