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TORY GOVERNMENT BETRAYS SICK AND DISABLED AGAIN AND AGAIN

The SNP’s Disabilities spokesperson has described the UK government’s Health and Disability Green Paper as “long overdue but still lacking real ambition” to support those with disabilities and long-term illnesses. Marion Fellows MP has said the Green Paper fails to address key issues affecting disabled people in the UK social security system including benefit sanctions, […]

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IFS: Tory Welfare Reforms

Tory welfare reforms will push more children into poverty, the IFS have said – with absolute child poverty projected to rise to 30% by 2021-22. The increase is “entirely explained by the direct impact of tax and benefit reforms”, the IFS said. The findings come in a new report on living standards, which also finds […]