Jobcentres sources are suggesting that Iain Ducan Smith will attempt to roll out Universal Credit across the country in February 2015. This will allow the Tories to pretend that the project is on track and functioning in the run up to the general election. 385 more words
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Disabled people face “severe hardship” as a result of delays in receiving the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP), according to a new report.
A survey carried out by Citizens Advice Scotland found recipients of the benefit – which replaces Disability Living Allowance – can wait for up to fifteen months for their claim to be processed. 334 more words
Whilst the Tory Party pat themselves on the back at conference for the misery their welfare reforms have caused, recently updated benefit expenditure figures make a mockery of any claims that these vicious cuts were carried out to save money. 647 more words