By New Statesman - 19 September 09:55
Can the left learn from the right?
By Laurie Penny - 17 September 10:21
The religious language of sin and shame informs Tory welfare rhetoric, with its pulpit-thumping over "strivers" and "scroungers". But their overhaul has nothing to do with compassion or principle.
By George Eaton - 14 September 01:52
Jackie Baillie says "you can expect an announcement relatively soon" as Lib Dem Shirley Williams brands the policy "a big mistake".
By Lindsay Judge - 05 September 04:48
In working to deliver to an arbitrary timetable, Duncan Smith ignored sound programme management principles.
By George Eaton - 05 September 08:57
The Work and Pensions Secretary tried to pass the buck to the civil service but the NAO report says he never explained how "Universal Credit is meant to work".
By George Eaton - 21 August 02:20
The shadow work and pensions secretary took Ed Miliband's advice and referred to "social security", rather than "welfare".
By George Eaton - 15 August 08:28
New figures show that 320,738 more people are claiming housing benefit than in May 2010.
By Frances Ryan - 13 August 03:04
Channel 4's Benefits Britain 1949 asked modern benefits claimants to live under conditions from 1949 - the reason being, what exactly?
By Alan White and ... - 13 August 02:10
With complaints about the failed Atos work capability assessment flooding in, Alan White and Kate Belgrave look at some of them.
By Frances Ryan - 31 July 09:46
As their benefits are cut and their bills - for care, council tax, food, and the like - remain the same, disabled people are turning to payday loans, credit cards or even illegal lenders to try and make ends meet.