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The rising cost of Employment and Support Allowance is putting the Government's welfare cap in jeopardy, according to leaked internal memos seen by the BBC. Government documents describe ESA as "one of the largest fiscal risks currently facing the Government", with spending on the benefit projected to rise by almost £13b...
SNP press release The Scottish National Party has criticised the Department of Work and Pensions following a damning report from the Public Accounts Committee on ...
TUC press release Commenting on reports today (Friday) of delays to Personal Independence Payments and the rising cost of implementing the welfare cap, TUC General...
Citizens Advice press release The Chief Executive of Citizens Advice has said that the Government's disability benefits changes need "root and branch reform". A rep...
Labour press release Rachel Reeves MP, Labour's Shadow Work and Pensions secretary, commenting on reports that the government is at risk of breaching its self-imp...
Dame Anne Begg criticised the Government for underestimating the number of people unable to work due to sickness or disability and said its miscalculation would risk...
20/06/2014 on Today, BBC Radio 4
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