Accusation comes after a UN report accussed the UK Government of taking Britain back to the age of Victorian work houses and extreme poverty.
UN report accuses the UK Government of being "in a state of denial" over the impact of its welfare policies.
Benefit cuts mean children have been left to go hungry, report says.
Revelation comes as two single mums failed to challenge the hateful policy at the Supreme Court.
The Tories’ pension credit cut comes into force from the 15th May.
Call will be seen as a pitch for the Tory leadership.
Changes to social security benefits are devastating family incomes, report warns.
Work and Pensions Secretary said she wanted to ensure that penalties for failing to meet strict benefit conditionality "are proportionate".
"It is the only form of companionship for many who are lonely", said actor Ricky Tomlinson.
"They must listen to all of the evidence of hardship and damage they are causing and urgently reassess their approach to welfare."
Call for thousands of people who lost out on severe disability premium payments to be reimbursed.
At least 70% of benefit appeals are overturned at tribunal in favour of claimants.
Austerity is "tearing the heart out of our communities", says Jeremy Corbyn.
MPs launch a follow-up inquiry into a “profound injustice” in bereavement benefits.
Taxpayers footing the bill for DWP incompetency.
SNP call on the Tory government to scrap the “callous” benefit freeze.
Mr Tomlinson has a poor track history in defending the needs of disabled people in the UK.
Accusation comes after Health Secretary claimed "there would be no privatisation of the NHS under my watch".
Report's damning findings were snuck out by the DWP and HMRC more than a year after it was finished.
Councils warn that vital services are suffering as a result of ongoing austerity.
Questions mount over government minister's understanding of the benefits system they administrate.
James Cleverly MP says the vacant post is unlikely to be filled until the ongoing Brexit debacle is sorted.
Single mothers, ethnic minorities, and disabled people are among the hardest hit by tax and spending changes.
GPs advised not to provide sick notes for sick and disabled people found 'fit for work' by the DWP.