Jeremy Corbyn has warned that the Government is “failing a whole generation of children” who are falling victim to rising homelessness and poverty.
A pilot scheme to move benefits claimants onto Universal Credit (UC) should be urgently stopped until there is more clarity around the impact it will have on those affected, the UK Government has been told.
Ministers must take urgent action to deal with the “staggering levels of child poverty” that parts of Scotland are facing, campaigners have demanded.
Some 1.9 million adults will be at least £1,000 per year worse off under Universal Credit - while 1.6 million will gain more than this amount - analysis has found.
A PROTEST has been planned in Edinburgh one year after the introduction of the two-child benefit policy.
SCOTLAND'S First Minister has called on the new UK Work and Pensions Secretary to halt the “failing” Universal Credit system.
BENEFITS chiefs have apologised to a mum who couldn’t afford Christmas presents after her money was stopped in error.
A mum can’t heat her home or buy food or Christmas presents for her children after her benefits were stopped in error.
NEW job-seeking requirements placed on parents of young children under Universal Credit risk pushing single-parent families into poverty, a report warns.
Nicola Sturgeon says Tories should be ‘deeply ashamed’ over failure to pause Universal Credit roll-out
SNP MP Mhairi Black dubbed the Tory government 'pious loan sharks' in a speech during an opposition day debate on universal credit.