Benefit fraud accounts for just 1% of money paid in error. £1.05bn is the HMRC’s own fault!
More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year – Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Universal credit traps the already poor into hardship, say charity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
“disabled claimants receiving Job Seekers Allowance, (JSA), were 26-53% more likely to be sanctioned than claimants who were not.”
“I’ve always been taught from a young age that you pay what you are due.”
It is now 648 days since Theresa May became the second woman in history to become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
“I am also grateful to everyone else involved for their very considered approach to this complex issue”
‘Social security is a human right’
“The Scottish Welfare Fund continues to provide a vital lifeline”
The Health Secretary in the Scottish Government Shona Robison is seeking urgent assurances there will be no cuts to disability benefits
“These steps are key to helping us create a fairer country for all.”