Each year 17,000 domestic workers accompany wealthy families to the UK – helped by a special visa regime that campaigners call a “recipe for slavery”.
It's not just food that the poorest struggle to afford.
What's needed is a change of policies, not just a fresh face.
“In the space of a month I wasted £7.12 on the phone to them about this unnecessary letter. I had to live on £34 a week for six weeks, and I have two kids. It’s a joke.”
The former Work and Pensions Secretary’s legacy to the welfare system is one of inefficiency, division, and cruelty.
No, Iain Duncan Smith's resignation isn't part of a cunning plan.
The Labour leader calls upon George Osborne to follow the Work and Pensions Secretary in resigning.
The Work and Pensions Secretary has resigned over disability cuts.
The Work and Pensions secretary has resigned from the Cabinet, as the Treasury says that plans to cut PIP disability benefits have been "kicked into the long grass".
We need to be vigilant in watching out for the victims of abuse, says Javed Khan.
The Chancellor plans to save £1.2bn in the Budget by reforming the PIP benefit and making it even harder to claim.
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