The system is failing and the government needs to admit it.
A coroner has concluded that a depressed man killed himself as a direct result of being ruled “fit to work” by the Department for Work and Pensions.
I was to be evicted for being illegally in accommodation for homeless people. They, Camden Council, would then have to rehouse me, as I had a small child.
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.