The benefits sanctions regime helps encourage welfare claimants into work but there have been “cases where we got it wrong”, the Cabinet minister responsible for the system said.
A woman with mental health difficulties is waiting to hear whether she has won a High Court fight after questioning the fairness of a state benefit designed to help disabled people maintain independence.
Benefit claims in Dundee have dropped to a “historically low level”, according to the Department of Work and Pensions.
Campaigners are calling for answers after clients of Dundee’s job centre were revealed as the most sanctioned in Scotland.
A 36-year-old Dundee woman, who avoided jail after fraudulently claiming benefits worth £70,000, breached the community payback order she was placed on as an alternative to custody.
Ryan Simpson, 21, of Salvation Army Hostel, Ward Road, had sentence deferred for reports.
Theresa May will not delay the roll-out of Universal Credit despite Labour winning a House of Commons vote calling for a pause in the introduction of the flagship benefit reform.
The roll-out of Universal Credit should be halted until issues with payments are resolved, the leader of Dundee City Council has said.
Inflation surged to its highest level for more than five years last month, increasing the financial pressure on households and boosting the prospect of an interest rate hike.
British pensioners have emerged as the winners from September’s inflation figures while households, benefit claimants and businesses face a financial squeeze.
A Dundee woman will not face charges alleging she swindled the taxpayer out of tens of thousands of pounds after appeal judges threw out the case.
The UK Government must stop the full roll-out of the "shambolic" Universal Credit system "until it is fixed", the Scottish Government has demanded.
More than 100,000 older people in Scotland are not claiming benefits they are entitled to, the Scottish Government has said.
A Dundee woman is to stand trial accused of falsely claiming to be a single mum to scam £32,000 in benefits.
Dundee is set for a huge employment boost with more than 750 benefits jobs set to come to the city, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed today.
Folk in Dundee who claim benefits will experience big changes in November when the Universal Credit system is rolled out. We want those of you on benefits to tell us if you are aware of the changes and, if so, whether you expect to be better or worse off as a result.
A new benefits system set to be formally introduced in Dundee later this year is “broken” and its roll-out should be halted.
A woman admitted that she fraudulently claimed more than £12,000 in benefits.
A man who received a company pension as well as a lump sum of more than £50,000 continued to claim pension credits, council tax benefit and housing benefit for three years, falsely claiming £43,800.
Thousands of Dundonians could lose their tax credits if they miss the deadline for renewing them.