By Frances Ryan - 05 March 09:42
What do they think happens when you cut off someone’s source of food, rent and heating for three months?
By Nick Faith - 03 March 02:34
We need an end to unfair sanctions and new penalties for those who consistently break the rules.
By Moussa Haddad - 20 February 06:52
The long-delayed government-commissioned report slipped out today contradicts claims by ministers that food bank usage is driven by supply.
By George Eaton - 19 February 11:29
The PM's piece on welfare reform makes no reference to Iain Duncan Smith's troubled programme.
By George Eaton - 19 February 08:23
The PM claims that the number of workless families "doubled" under Labour, but the figures show it fell.
By Ben Marshall - 18 February 02:24
Voters believe the welfare system is too generous but also remain committed to fairness and to tackling "causes not symptoms".
By Frances Ryan - 04 February 11:04
Perhaps if Channel 5's dramatic “debate” about benefits had given less time to attention-seekers like Edwina Currie and Katie Hopkins, it would have been a better conversation about an important issue.
By George Eaton - 23 January 09:07
The Work and Pensions Secretary wanted welfare reform to be defined by Universal Credit. It has been defined by the bedroom tax.
By Alison Garnham - 21 January 04:32
Labour is right to look to boost wages and housing, but international evidence shows that pre-distribution can never be the whole answer.