With its age-blind design, Universal Credit is a missed opportunity to tackle the UK’s demographic challenge.
The work and pensions select committee launches an inquiry after Duncan Smith was rebuked by the UK Statistics Authority for misrepresenting figures on the benefit cap.
The system is broken and the government is making it worse.
Labour is learning from countries where local services are trusted to match job seekers with vacancies.
"There is no doubt this policy is driving people to the edge of despair," says the shadow chancellor in response to the case of Stephanie Bottrill.
The claim that 8,000 people moved into work as a result of the benefit cap is "unsupported by the official statistics", says the UK Statistics Authority.
Nudge Unit may have been trying to use the power of stereotypes and framing to help people get jobs - but that doesn’t mean it was a good idea.
Ministers either don't know about the devastating impact of their policies in areas like Neath or just don’t care.
So much of what Iain Duncan Smith and his department is doing is based on empirical sand.
The Labour leader's World At One interview showed why he should make the explicit case for a short-term increase in borrowing.