The political and policy-based implications of the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
The government wants to pretend that disability and ill health don't exist, but it doesn't work.
The government's plan to cut tax credits passes in a House of Commons vote, by 325 to 290.
No sick person responds to their diagnosis by thinking, “I can scam taxpayers for £73 a week!”
Despite its booming jobs market, London’s poverty rate is high. What can be done about it?
A magistrate reveals the devastating effect the government’s new criminal courts charge is having on people’s lives, and how it warps justice.
Iain Duncan Smith’s “overhaul” of the benefit system is surrounded by harmful distortions.
The Work and Pensions Secretary is planning to overhaul sickness benefit rules in a bid to get more people working.
Glyn Banks taught English at the HMS Conway school, when Iain Duncan Smith was a 16-year-old student there. He recalls how rightwing the Work and Pensions Secretary was even as a teenager.
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