The mother of a severely disabled man forced to take part in a work assessment interview has said she feels “frustrated and penalised” by the benefits system.
Staff working on the government's Universal Credit benefits system are being balloted for strikes in a dispute over workloads and recruitment, saying that they had been treated "with contempt".
Stephen Timms, the former shadow work and pensions secretary, said he hoped Amber Rudd could make changes to the Universal Credit system
Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK has accused the Work and Pensions Secretary of “sneaking out” changes to pension credits that could leave some £7,000 worse off.
The chief executive of mental health charity Mind has claimed people with disabilities and mental health issues have had to do "too much for themselves" under the Universal Credit system.
The director of policy at the Centre for Social Justice says the child benefit cap being scrapped for retrospective claimants is about "fairness" if they had children before the cap was introduced
The work and pensions secretary has scrapped a controversial plan to extend a benefits cap on families with more than two children.
The Labour MP has slammed the controversial benefits system, claiming it has "completely failed".
A butcher in West Yorkshire has said he will provide free hampers which include a pork pie, turkey crown and pigs in blankets to people struggling with Universal Credit.
Mental health charity Mind has responded to Esther McVey's suggestion that they said she had 'listened to charities' by reiterating their opposition to current Universal Credit regulations
Steve McCabe, who sits on the Work and Pensions Committee, said more guidance was needed from the Department of Work and Pensions to stop sanctions being unfairly levelled against vulnerable benefit claimants
In this year's Autumn Budget, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a new UK Digital Services tax as well as millions in funding for local highway authorities to tackle potholes with.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has urged the government to lift cuts to the Universal Credit work allowance and change the payment schedule ahead of the Autumn Budget 2018
Former shadow work and pensions secretary Stephen Timms said Universal Credit does not 'work properly' and could lead to increased reliance on food banks
The architect of Universal Credit has said the Government’s welfare reform needs an additional £2 billion to work as planned.
Former Conservative Prime Minister John Major has said the Government needs to rethink its national roll-out of Universal Credit, warning most Britons will think current plans are unfair.
The Mental Health Nurse Association sent a letter to Esther McVey calling for universal credit to be scrapped
Esther McVey said she had "inadvertently misled" the Commons by claiming that the National Audit Office (NAO) had called for the roll-out of the Universal Credit benefit to be accelerated.
A new study into Universal Credit, which replaced various state benefits, says it's leaving people in debt and costs too much to administer
SNP MP Drew Hendry claims the Conservatives laughed when he asked a question about universal credit
The Prime Minister faced Jeremy Corbyn across the chamber in the latest round of Prime Minister's Questions
The Prime Minister has just scrapped a phone charge associated with the Government's new welfare system
Laura Pidcock asked whether the universal credit shambles was gross incompetence or calculated cruelty
Truss made the comment on the Daily Politics show last night, and critics have been quick to upbraid her
Deven Ghelani spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the system in wake of several criticisms directed at it over its implementation
Corbyn clashes with Prime Minister over universal credit at the start of Prime Minister's Questions