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Mothers facing discrimination

Mothers facing discrimination

In theory at least, the United Kingdom has laid down strong laws against discrimination against pregnant women. Amongst other things,

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Benefits cap enters final stage

Benefits cap enters final stage

The benefits cap, which began to be introduced on the 15th April 2013, entered the final stage of implementation on

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Problem faced by sandwich carers

Problem faced by sandwich carers

 It is estimated that there are currently 7 Million carers within the UK. Every year 2.3 million people become carers

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High Court decides Under Occupancy Penalty/Bedroom Tax does not discriminate against the disabled

High Court decides Under Occupancy Penalty/Bedroom Tax does not discriminate against the disabled

Campaigners attempted to block the Under Occupancy Penalty/Bedroom tax by taking the DWP to court on the grounds that it

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Living Wage campaign gets support of Archbishop of York

Living Wage campaign gets support of Archbishop of York

The Archbishop of York is the latest individual to support replacing the minimum wage with a ‘Living Wage’. The Living

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Work and Pensions Committee Select Committee Press Notice AN11 2013-14 23 July 2013 For immediate release   NEW INQUIRY  

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Unemployment falls, but long-term unemployment rises

Unemployment falls, but long-term unemployment rises

Unemployment fell by 57,000, a figure which included a 20,000 drop in youth unemployment. Employment rose by 16,000, up 300,000

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National rollout of Universal Credit delayed

National rollout of Universal Credit delayed

Liam Byrne, Labour Shadow Secretary for Work and Pensions, claimed earlier this week that ‘the welfare revolution we were promised

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‘Troubled families’ scheme extended

‘Troubled families’ scheme extended

 This week the government has defended and expanded one of its flagship welfare policies: the Troubled families scheme. The scheme

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Labour united…. bad Apple

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