One mother is taking the government to court over claims the system has left her in debt and without incentive to pursue a career. And she is not alone.
Having MS is hard enough – it shouldn’t be made harder by a welfare system that doesn’t make any sense, Genevieve Edwards, Director of External Affairs at the MS Society, writes.
Facing workplace discrimination and inadequate welfare systems, women are increasingly feeling ignored and let down by our system, writes Sophie Walker
Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment should undergo "urgent" shake-up, campaigners said.
Philip Alston, a UN expert on extreme poverty and human rights, found one in five of the population now live in deprivation.
“MS can be painful and exhausting, it shouldn’t be made harder by a welfare system that doesn’t make sense.”
"Single mums are disproportionately impacted by poverty and shoulder most of the burden of the cap," the Women's Budget Group says.
Welfare crackdown was to apply to all families with more than two children.
It's not just universal credit – it's the plethora of policies that have left some 14million Britons in poverty
Stronger position on welfare follows confusion over party's policy.