Benefit System

The Funniest #banbenefits Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to Twitter's fine Daily Mail spoof account @DMReporter, which outdid itself on Sunday when it launched the hashtag #banbenefits with ...

The Problem with the Benefit System

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lewis Shepherd

Over the years I've been guilty myself of indulging in one of these rants about those on benefits, but more recently I have found myself without any form of support from working or through the benefit system.

Iain Duncan Smith Calls For Cuts To 'Destructive' Benefits

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK Politics

Iain Duncan Smith is to say some benefits promote "destructive" behaviour, as the government seeks to make massive further cuts to welfare. Chancel...

Universal Credit Will Create a Benefits System We Are All Proud Of

Lord Freud | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Politics
Lord Freud

Universal Credit will create a benefits system that will secure the safety net we are all proud of - with £2 billion a year more in benefits paid out and around 900,000 children and adults being lifted out of poverty - and ensure people are actively helped by the Welfare State into independence. Currently the system actively holds people back from getting into work and we have a duty to stop this.