Terminally ill people will be prioritised as the Government corrects errors in benefit payments to around 75,000 people, the Work and Pensions Secretary has said.
Many children “will be condemned to start life in poverty” as a result of Government changes to taxes and social security, a major new report has warned.
Ministers have announced a six-month delay on plans to end a system of childcare vouchers after representations by the DUP.
Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has agreed to publish a series of reviews of Universal Credit after acknowledging there was “no point” in keeping them under wraps.
Disability benefit claimants are now winning record levels of appeals against the Department for Work and Pensions, new figures show.
Key benefits administered by Scotland’s new welfare system will rise in line with inflation.
A benefits cheat has admitted defrauding the taxman out of more than £75,000.
Hundreds of tenants have been evicted from council homes in Dundee after struggling to keep up with rent payments.
A new report on welfare uptake shows the number of people who access working-age means-tested benefits is much higher than snapshot figures would suggest.
Claims for unemployment benefits in Dundee are on the rise amid the continuing rollout of Universal Credit, new figures show.
“Just about managing” families on the lower end of the pay spectrum are set for three years of stagnating living standards, a new report has warned.
A woman has been jailed for six months after begging to go to prison — saying she would receive more help inside than from benefits chiefs.
Three people have been accused of falsely claiming benefits amounting to almost £50,000 in separate cases at Dundee Sheriff Court.
More than £100 million has been spent by the Department for Work and Pensions on administering reviews and appeals against disability benefits in little more than two years, new figures show.
A disability benefit claimant was said to walk her dog daily in a medical assessment report, despite not owning one and being barely able to walk, according to evidence submitted to MPs.
Labour has warned more than one million children could be left without hot food after ministers announced major changes to eligibility for free school meals.
Families hit by the Government’s “two-child limit” for welfare payments have started a High Court action against the policy.
The Government is going to review all 1.6 million claims for a disability benefit after it decided not to contest a High Court ruling.
A Dundee woman has appeared in court accused of falsely claiming benefits and tax credits totalling more than £68,000.
A senior MP has issued a fresh warning about “state-sponsored destitution” amid claims of a “gaping hole” in the welfare system.