MSPs will debate calls for reform of Universal Credit to halt a predicted increase in in-work poverty.
Dundee jobs market is still reeling from the collapse of construction firm McGill earlier this year, according to the latest employment statistics.
A man stole meat worth more than £150 from a supermarket.
The average amount of rent arrears recorded in Dundee among those who claim Universal Credit has fallen below that of those who do not for the first time.
Calls have been made for the housing element of Universal Credit to automatically go to landlords.
Harrogate is to pilot a new phase of the Government’s controversial Universal Credit (UC) welfare reforms, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has said.
A charity boss has thanked Dundonians for answering a call to help feed the city’s poor – but warned the situation is only going to get worse.
Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd is facing calls to halt the roll-out of Universal Credit, after admitting that its introduction had increased reliance on food banks.
Food bank use has increased due to the universal credit roll-out, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has admitted.
Applications to the council for help with homelessness have risen by 7%, figures show.
A criminal released early from jail on a tag got involved in drug supply ring after being told it would take two-and-a-half months before he would be given benefits by Universal Credit bosses.
Veterans are being left suicidal by problems caused by Universal Credit, a Scottish Government minister has said.
The unemployment rate in Dundee has risen slightly year-on-year, according to the latest UK Government statistics.
Charities say more people across Dundee are struggling to pay their rent or mortgages.
Christmas can be a stressful time for most people – but those living on Universal Credit are facing extra financial strain at this time of year, it has been claimed.
The number of people in Dundee who claim work–related benefits is starting to stabilise following the rollout of Universal Credit (UC).
Universal Credit problems are driving an increase in the number of emergency parcels handed out at food banks in Dundee, a charity has claimed.
More people in Dundee have been plunged into poverty since Universal Credit was rolled-out, according to a local charity.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the UK Government body responsible for administering Universal Credit (UC).
Delays in Universal Credit payments blamed for surge in demand for foodbanks in Dundee and local area
More people than ever are being forced to turn to foodbanks due to delays in receiving their Universal Credit payments.