The 2017 manifestos were in sharp contrast to those of the 2015 election.
We should be looking at where any extra cash will have the biggest benefit, for the largest number of people, who need it most.
The idea this ill-judged policy helps people transition from the social security system into paid work has been exposed as a myth.
The distinction between the deserving and undeserving reeks of the workhouse.
Attitudes to benefits claimants have hardened over the past decade. But why do benefits claimants themselves often agree?
Ben Barr, co-author of a key research paper, says "the government has misinterpreted the evidence".
In 2012, 61 per cent were concerned about the impact of future cuts. By 2017 this was down to 45 per cent. What happened?
Jeremy Corbyn's new policy programme is attracting good reviews - and comparisons to his predecessor. How similar are they?
For Labour's divided tribes, the question is like the Mirror of Erised: you see what you want in it.
As part of government welfare reforms, 18 to 21-year-olds are losing their automatic entitlement to housing benefit.
Women who leave abusive partners may be hit by child tax credit and ESA cuts, as well as the lack of funding for refuges.