The current benefits system is failing people with disabilities and mental health problems and pressuring people into undertaking compulsory activities.
Mr Hilton had been stockpiling gas cannisters at his home in Church, East Lancashire, and warned bailiffs that there would be an 'explosion' if they tried to enter.
Michael McMahon MSP: The UK Government can no longer ignore the evidence that their welfare reforms are having a real impact on people's ability to feed themselves.
According to the CAB, they dealt with 29,366 problems 'related to' Tax Credit overpayments during the 2013/14 tax year.
Save the Children say that the number of children living in relative poverty is set to soar by 1.4 million between now and 2020.
The DWP claimed that “more than 50% of decisions for Disability Living Allowance were made simply on the basis of a claim form alone without any medical evidence”.
Scottish Labour has scored a 'major own goal' after refusing to commit to writing off 'bedroom tax' arrears and refunding Scottish households affected by the hated housing policy,...
The number of in-work Housing Benefit claimants increased from 650,561 in May 2010 to 1.03 million by the end of 2013.
Welsh Assembly members voted 32-16 in favour of a Plaid Cymru motion, backed by Labour, calling on the UK government to scrap the so-called 'bedroom tax'.