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Record numbers of families have pleas for help rejected even though councils in England are failing to spend allocated cash.

David Cameron praises Christian charity after Iain Duncan Smith's department accuses it of 'manipulative publicity-seeking'

Minimum length benefit sanctions are 'setting people up to fail' and pushes unemployed people further away from the world of work, figures released by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) suggest.

Labour should realise that disabled people are deeply distrustful of any Labour reform of a Work Capability Assessment system, which Labour introduced with the stated aim of removing 1 million claimants from the benefit system

The handbook includes advice on conducting ‘enter and view’ visits to mental health services, effectively involving people with experience of mental health conditions.

Rather than scrap the WCA, which a growing number of critics have demanded, a Labour Government would pay hired contractors a sum based upon the accuracy of their assessments.

Stockton residents oppose filming by Love Productions, whose James Turner Street documentary won audiences of 5 million

Stars of Britain’s longest running soap joined disabled people in their campaign to Save the Independent Living Fund (ILF).

Figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that there has been only 5,250 Universal Credit 'starters' between April 2013 and 31 January 2014.

The aim and effect is to demonise and scapegoat people with disabilities, the sick, those living in poverty and indeed anyone who needs support to cope with the impact of deliberate austerity policies.