By George Eaton - 11 January 09:13
The fund for Council Tax Benefit will be cut by a further 8.5 per cent next year, meaning a total cut of 18.5 per cent.
By Lucy Lee - 10 January 07:35
There is a gulf in the quality of childcare available to parents in prosperous areas and those in deprived areas.
By George Eaton - 10 January 11:20
The 10 per cent cut to Council Tax Benefit will force many to pay the tax for the first time. It could prove the most disastrous of the coalition's welfare reforms.
By Sonia Sodha - 09 January 06:30
Grayling's reforms show the coalition hasn't learned from the failure of the Work Programme.
By Paul Burstow - 09 January 11:29
Asking the better off to sacrifice a £300-a-year benefit, could save the same people tens of thousands of pounds in care bills.
By George Eaton - 09 January 09:21
Four Lib Dems, including Sarah Teather and Julian Huppert, voted against the bill and two abstained.
By Alison Garnham - 08 January 11:21
Raising benefits by less than the rate of inflation is a poverty-producing policy.
By Vidhya Alakeson - 08 January 10:08
At present, there are almost no voucher recipients among the poorest 40 per cent of households.
By George Eaton - 08 January 08:34
Osborne's plan to cut benefits will force more of the poorest families to choose between heating and eating.