Welfare

DWP target over 50s and retirees in £22million bid to get more older workers into jobs

Over 50s considering retirement may be encouraged to reconsider.

Nurses given power to certify ‘fit notes’ for benefit claimants

Benefit claimants are often required to provide fit notes as evidence they are 'unfit for work'.

Tory cost of living crisis made worse by a decade of welfare cuts

New study examines the heavy toll of rising living costs on low-income families.

Tories refusal to reinstate £20 Universal Credit uplift ‘makes devolution more urgent than ever’

"Our welfare system has been gutted by successive UK governments", says Plaid Cymru MP.

Benefit claimants told work longer hours to avoid job centre visits

DWP Secretary Therese Coffey said the change could happen "very soon".

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