Ban TV Licensing prosecutions during cost of living crisis, petition argues

Petition argues it is wrong to prosecute people at a time when "household bills have rocketed."

Cost of living crisis highlights need for greater mental health support for older people

Older people are the least likely age group to obtain mental health treatment.

Mums facing cost of living crisis already thousands of pounds in debt

Nearly half of mums in the UK have debts from 1 to 20 thousand pounds.

Over 400,000 NHS staff to be balloted for strike action

Thousands of NHS workers could take to the picket line over an ongoing pay dispute.

‘200,000 more children in poverty’ if benefits don’t rise inline with inflation

The majority of these children come from working families.

Devolved nations call for ‘urgent’ benefits boost to tackle cost of living crisis

UK government must take immediate action to tackle the cost of living crisis, say devolved countries.

Majority agree benefits should rise with inflation

New poll reveals strong public support for increasing social security benefits inline with inflation.

Petition calling for £25 Universal Credit uplift signed by tens of thousands

Petition argues that people on Universal Credit are being forced to choose between "paying bills and buying food."

MPs call on Chancellor to commit to raising benefits inline with inflation

The Work and Pensions Committee has written to Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.

SNP plan to cap rents for private and social tenancies

Emergency legislation introduced to the Scottish Parliament aims to protect tenants during the cost of living crisis.

DWP announce date for second cost of living payment

By November 23, millions of homes throughout the United Kingdom will get a £324 cost of living cash boost. The government stated today that households...

What more evidence does the UK government need that families are in crisis?

It is "shocking and morally indefensible" that the UK government may not increase benefits inline with inflation, think tank argues.