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31 July 2019
The Tories sold Universal Credit as a public money-saving scheme, combining several benefits into one. In reality the 'savings' were to come from reducing payouts.
17 July 2019
Thousands of people on Universal Credit have been left up to £1,500 worse off following a criminal scam where fraudsters obtain personal details of vulnerable claimants.
26 June 2019
A Tory minister has been forced to retract an official statement that there was no link between Universal Credit and people being pushed into to the sex trade to survive
1 May 2019
Universal Credit is being blamed for the record rise in the use of foodbanks as families required them to provide 14 million meals in the last 12 months.
1 May 2019
Thousands of Universal Credit claimants are not getting the money they are entitled to - and desperately need - without even knowing.
17 April 2019
Hi. I'm Luke. I live alone and I'm on Universal Credit.
3 April 2019
Scrap Universal Credit now: Merthyr has received a bad press as the "benefit capital of Britain". The Mirror newspaper pointed out the average male life expectancy on one of the estates is lower than Haiti's. But it's a friendly town.
27 March 2019
Growing numbers of welfare claimants impoverished by Universal Credit are forced into selling their bodies to pay for rent or feed their families
13 March 2019
Universal Credit is hardly out of the news. The suffering and anxiety it has caused is immeasurable - so much so that even some Tory MPs have been forced to highlight problems with its implementation.
20 February 2019
On 24 January, a public meeting by Haringey Against Universal Credit was attended by about 100 people.
20 February 2019
The possibility of strike action on 11-12 March is on the cards at Walsall and Wolverhampton Universal Credit service centres. The ballot finishes on 25 February.
16 January 2019
The fundamental problem with Universal Credit is austerity
2 January 2019
Christmas was far from merry for many - we need a living wage and welfare system!
12 December 2018
The shocking effects of Universal Credit have been revealed by the ordeal faced by one mother this Christmas.
28 November 2018
New Tory Department for Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd, of Windrush-scandal notoriety, hailed Universal Credit (UC) as a "tremendous force for good". It's been so good that in her constituency, food bank use went up by 87% in Hastings in the year following UC roll-out.
21 November 2018
General election now to reverse welfare attacks: Universal Credit claimants are being pushed into serious mental health problems, with some even considering suicide, according to public health researchers in the North East.
24 October 2018
The introduction of Universal Credit, under which families can lose £200 a month, has rightly provoked outrage
17 October 2018
Theresa May said 'the end of austerity is in sight'
12 October 2018
A letter sent to the Guardian by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe.
25 July 2018
The inept Tory government is yet again in the firing line after further details emerged about the shambolic roll-out of the cruel 'universal credit' welfare system
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