The latest high-ranking resignation to pass through the revolving door at Westminster is Amber Rudd, the now former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
I recently came across the story of a mother-of-two who had been diagnosed with breast cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy while applying for Universal Credit.
What makes a 27-year-old woman take heroin for the first time?
The tectonic plates of the political landscape are shifting.
I always grew up believing that the one demographic the Conservative Party would always insulate against the high winds of hardship would be our senior citizens and that they were, in effect, the political party for the pensioner.
A young mum of two small children recently got in touch with me following an article I had written on Universal Credit.
New conversation about immigration necessary – one rooted in relationship rather than reducing people to economic commodities
Immigration to Scotland is at a historic high, according to new figures released last week.
Gregor Murray will walk into a Dundee City Council planning committee meeting this evening as an Independent councillor for the first time since being elected in 2012.
Last week, I met the chairman of Welfare Scotland, Rob McDowall.
There is an emerging constituency of men and women living on restricted incomes who are becoming increasingly frustrated with politicians failing to act on their concerns.
Last week, I spoke to Milly. She is a benefit claimant in receipt of Universal Credit and has used her local foodbank twice in the last month.
Dundee City Council is one of a number of local authorities in Scotland to have produced and published contingency plans should the United Kingdom leave the European Union without a deal.
Scotland has the worst drugs problem in the western world, according to statistics released last week.
A terminally ill mother and grandmother with stage four ovarian cancer was left with just £6 to survive after being told she did not qualify for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) she was already receiving.
I owe the life of my four-year-old daughter and wife to our National Health Service.
There is a new and long overdue strand of literature emerging from the rise of the working-class author.
One of the big political stories from last week was the publicity surrounding the cohort of 29 Brexit Party elected members turning their backs during the EU’s anthem in Strasbourg.
Imagine this: It is that point in the month when your income is due to drop into your bank account.
On June 7, former SNP MP Natalie McGarry was found guilty and sentenced to 18 months in jail for embezzling more than £25,000 from two groups prior to the Scottish independence referendum in 2014.
Last Friday marked Theresa May’s final day in office as prime minister.