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Tories forcing Universal Credit claimants to face-to-face meeting for forgetting online passwords

Tories forcing Universal Credit claimants to face-to-face meeting for forgetting online passwords

The Conservative government are forcing Universal Credit (UC) claimants to attend face-to-face meetings with the DWP if they forget their online login details, it has been revealed today. Under the current arrangements, anybody claiming UC...

As foodbank use skyrockets, one activist has a message for Theresa May and the...

Gill Watson, former chef and food activist, recently published a blog post which rapidly went viral. Her efforts to help a starving young man make for powerful and upsetting reading. They’re an indictment of...

Report finds DWP’s Work Capability Assessments can permanently damage mental health

In the latest embarrassment for the Department for Work and Pensions, academics from Heriot-Watt and Napier Universities have found that the Work Capability Assessment can cause ‘permanent damage to some claimants’ mental health.’ The damage...

Teenager desperately looking for work committed suicide after being threatened with sanctions by the...

A teenager committed suicide after Jobcentre staff threatened to sanction his Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) - an inquest into his death has heard. This tragic death is the latest in an ever increasing amount of Department...

Blind man has benefits slashed for not responding to a DWP letter that he...

A blind man has had his benefits cut because he did not respond to a letter he was unable to read regarding his fitness to work. Alan Moody, from Stanley, Country Durham, suffers from a...

Haven’t heard of the new DWP Secretary? Damian Green could become even more hated...

The general public's loathing for austerity policies and their cheerleaders is no secret. Indeed, it was partly responsible for the downfall of former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith. Smith...
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