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Universal Credit: ‘Huge numbers of families will suffer’

HUNDREDS of thousands of families trying to save for the future will be left with little or no financial support under the Government's proposed overhaul of welfare benefits, according to leading think tank the Social Market Foundation.

Cuts to disability benefits ‘risk widespread poverty’ say TUC

CUTS to Disability Living Allowance will leave disabled people, their carers and their children in poverty, says TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber.

Welfare Reform Bill published today

THE GOVERNMENT’S Welfare Reform Bill – the biggest shake up of the system for 60 years – is published today.

New funding will help disabled people become MPs

DISABLED people who want to become councillors or MPs will have access to a fund to help them overcome the barriers they face, under proposals just published by the Government.

Are YOU missing out on YOUR benefits?

A LEADING poverty charity is urging people in financial need to check that they are getting their benefit entitlement.

Campaigners take their case to Westminster

DISABILITY campaigners demonstrated in front of the Houses of Parliament to show how the Government's proposed removal of the Disability Living Allowance mobility component will leave disabled people trapped in their homes.