by Charlotte Hughes
Friday 26th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Judges rule vicious tax is ‘discriminatory’ but Tories vow to appeal
Thursday 28th Jan 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
If everyone in Birmingham and Bradford vanished tomorrow would there be an outcry? That’s how many claimants – 1.5m – the DWP ‘lost’ last year in the biggest welfare shutout since WW2.
Friday 15th Jan 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Wednesday 23rd Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Cross-bench MPs’ group calls for DWP reform
Thursday 10th Dec 2015
Emergency food requests rise by almost 14,000
Tuesday 8th Dec 2015
Study also blames assessments for huge rise in mental illness
Tuesday 17th Nov 2015
Duncan Smith plants job advisers in food charity centres
Thursday 29th Oct 2015
HEARTLESS Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith’s decision to post job advisers in foodbanks is a ploy to blame poor people for their poverty.
The subtext to this stunt is government determination to slur those who frequent foodbanks as work-shy rather than people driven...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
I WORK for a local organisation that supports vulnerable working-age people in a place where universal credit launches early next month.
A particular postcode area, small but densely populated, will be one of the first to move to the digital version of the new benefit.
Tuesday 27th Oct 2015