Work and Pensions

'Stereotyping Poor Families Is Not The Answer'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

Iain Duncan Smith has been criticised for saying some poor parents will spend money on alcohol and drugs rather than their children. In a keynote s...

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...

Government Could Fine Sick And Disabled Claimants Who Refuse To Work £71 Per Week

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK

The government is considering enforcing tougher sanctions for sick and disabled benefit claimants who refuse to take steps to get back into the work p...

'Rioters Should Lose Benefits' Thousands Demand In Petition

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Tens of thousands of people have called for rioters and looters to lose their benefits. An online petition demands welfare-dep...