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Brain-damaged tetraplegic woman has benefits stopped and told to ‘start looking for work’ by DWP 18th September 2017

https://evolvepolitics.com/tetraplegic-woman-has-benefits-stopped-and-is-told-to-start-looking-for-work/

4 out of 5 people transferred onto new Tory Universal Credit benefit are now facing eviction
shocking new CAB report shows 17th September 2017

http://evolvepolitics.com/4-out-of-5-people-transferred-onto-new-tory-universal-credit-benefit-are-now-facing-eviction-shocking-new-cab-report-shows/

Universal credit is in 'total disarray', says Labour 15th September 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/sep/15/universal-credit-total-disarray-labour?CMP=twt_gu

MPs to probe Theresa May's brutal war on poor and disabled in Scotland 14th September 2017

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/mps-probe-theresa-mays-brutal-11166605

Cruel Tory benefit assessments are making severely ill people's health worse, says shocking report 14th September 2017

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/cruel-tory-benefit-assessments-making-11166619#ICID=sharebar_facebook

Universal Credit roll-out could be ‘catastrophic’, say Citizens Advice 10th September 2017

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/work/news/88861/universal-credit-roll-out-could-be-%E2%80%98catastrophic

Two million UK families face £50-a-week cut in income 9th September 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/sep/09/two-million-uk-families-face-50-pound-week-cut-income

More than 84% of those set to lose £50 a week or more are households with children, either lone parents or couples. Almost two-thirds of them are working households, despite claims from ministers that they wish to create a welfare system that encourages work.

Don't worry about #Marr watch this two minute Paper Review ? 9th September 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHqG0ccDbUA

Universal Credit was supposed to help those out of work not crush families 7th September 2017

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/universal-credit-supposed-help-those-11130094?ICID=FB_mirror_main

Universal basic income may be adopted in Scotland providing a weekly cash payment for life 7th September 2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/universal-basic-income-scotland-week-cash-payment-life-nicola-sturgeon-first-minister-snp-a7934131.html

Britain is no longer a civilised country – the UN’s disability report confirms it 7th September 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/07/britain-no-longer-civilised-un-disability-report

Why Kate and Will's third child has sparked anger on behalf of women up and down the country 5th September 2017

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/kate-wills-third-child-sparked-11111559

Ellen Clifford from DPAC London speaks to RT UK 4th September 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=196&v=YTr3_wLWGPo

Poverty is the enemy of good mental health. Why do Tories increase it? 3rd September 2017

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2017/09/03/poverty-is-the-enemy-of-good-mental-health-why-do-tories-increase-it/

UN Tory Govt failure to uphold disabled people's rights described as "Utterly Shameful" 1st September 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJhFGQo79PU

DWP ignores calls from 20 leading charities to pause Universal Credit roll out in Scotland 31st August 2017

http://www.thenational.scot/politics/15508299.DWP_ignores_calls_from_20_leading_charities_to_pause_Universal_Credit_roll_out_in_Scotland/

UN attacks British government for failing to protect disabled peoples' rights 31st August 2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/un-disabled-rights-uk-government-denounced-criticised-united-nations-austerity-policies-a7923006.html

Universal credit has caused untold hardship. But the worst is yet to come 31st August 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/31/universal-credit-broken-expanding-conservatives-welfare-reform?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=fb_cif#link_time=1504163628

Family crippled by Tory benefits cap housed in 'filthy' B&B hotel dubbed 'the worst in Scotland' 30th August 2017

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/family-crippled-tory-benefits-cap-11078347

Ann found herself £400 short on the £825 monthly rent - It’s costing the council £440 a week to place a family in homeless accommodation.

Poundland 'gets jobless to work for free under government scheme' 30th August 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/aug/30/poundland-work-free-government-scheme-dwp?CMP=share_btn_fb

DWP spends £39m defending decisions to strip benefits from sick and disabled people 29th August 2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/dwp-disabled-people-benefits-legal-action-lose-government-work-pensions-department-frank-field-mp-a7886166.html

DWP 'tells disability benefits assessors to discriminate against people with mental health conditions' 14th March 2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/dwp-mental-health-discrimination-pip-cuts-mobility-mind-a7629866.html

DWP’s fit-to-work tests ‘cause permanent damage to mental health’, study finds 13th March 2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/fit-to-work-wca-tests-mental-health-dwp-work-capability-assessment-benefits-esa-pip-a7623686.html

'30,000 excess deaths in 2015 linked to cuts in health and social care' 20th February 2017

http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2017-02-20-30000-excess-deaths-2015-linked-cuts-health-and-social-care

Shadow chancellor backs calls to prosecute Iain Duncan Smith over WCA deaths 26th May 2016

Former DWP ministers could face police investigation over fit-to-work tests 9th May 2016

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/iain-duncan-smith-police-assessing-possible-investigation-into-dwp-ministers-over-fit-to-work-tests-a7020471.html

https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/shadow-chancellor-backs-calls-to-prosecute-iain-duncan-smith-over-wca-deaths/

Treasury pays out £11 billion a year in benefits and tax credits to the 22% of the UK workforce who are paid less than the living wage 13th April 2015

http://metro.co.uk/2015/04/13/supermarkets-pay-workers-so-little-the-government-has-to-chip-in-1bn-a-year-5148380/

Are the Governments benefit policies legal or in violation of international laws which ensure people are kept out of poverty?

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/arethegovernmentsbenefitpolicieslegalorinviolationofinternationallaws

whichensurepeoplearekeptoutofpoverty3rdjuly2014.htm

Taxpayers fund benefits for 400,000 immigrants 10th March 2014

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/taxpayersfundbenefitsfor400000immigrants10thmarch2014.htm

Charging for benefit tribunals shows ‘contempt for people in poverty’ 24th February 2014

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/chargingforbenefittribunalsshowscontemptforpeopleinpoverty24thfebruary2014.htm

Cameron reported to United Nations over benefit cuts 17th January 2014

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/cameronreportedtounitednationsoverbenefitcuts17thjanuary2014.htm

Universal Credit will be a national disaster 24th August 2013

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/universalcreditwillbeanationaldisaster24thaugust2013.htm

Iain Duncan Smith admits 'crisis' over immigrants claiming benefits 25th March 2013

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/iainduncansmithadmitscrisisoverimmigrantsclaimingbenefits25thmarch2013.htm

Is it right' to apply the spare room subsidy retrospectively? 16th March 2013

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/isitrighttoapplythespareroomsubsidyretrospectively16thmarch2013.htm

Bedroom tax 'in chaos' after Iain Duncan Smith announces exemptions 12th March 2013

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/bedroomtaxinchaosafteriainduncansmithannouncesexemptions12thmarch2013.htm

Tories' forced work outlawed: Court of Appeal rules "workfare" schemes are illegal 13th February 2013

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/workfare-ruled-illegal-court-appeal-1705844

Relationship Between the Welfare State and Crime 2nd August 1995

https://www.cato.org/publications/congressional-testimony/relationship-between-welfare-state-crime

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/sanctions.htm

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/benefits.htm

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