While Iain Duncan Smith puts on a positive front for party conference, the saga of DWP’s welfare reforms continues.
The Home Office has been ordered to pay £224m to a defence contractor; government IT project waste is really adding up.
Iain Duncan Smith is under further scrutiny as the public accounts committee accuses his department of obscuring problems with the universal credit scheme.
Our research demonstrates that people aren’t ready for such significant upheaval.
Despite years of wasted money, political turmoil, Whitehall infighting, failed IT and departmental chaos, universal credit is being claimed by less than 4,000 individuals in the UK. What went wrong with the government's flagship welfare reform?
The PM's piece on welfare reform makes no reference to Iain Duncan Smith's troubled programme.
Duncan Smith's crusade to force eight million people onto a botched new benefit is a recipe for debt, eviction, poverty and distress.
More bad news for Duncan Smith as the National Audit Office says there are "considerable weaknesses" in the department's financial controls over the programme.
Work and Pensions Secretary says incapacity benefit story was "nothing to do with the department" and adds: "I've tried to get my colleagues at Central Office to check first".
The Work and Pensions Secretary says he "never wanted to dwell on figures" after the OBR forecasts less than 10% of his original target will be met.