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Crusading MP Frank Field blasts ‘appalling incompetence’ of Universal Credit and says Rudd’s changes...

CRUSADING MP Frank Field has blasted Amber Rudd's latest u-turn on Universal Credit, saying the entire scheme stinks of "appalling incompetence". The head of the powerful Commons Work and Pensions committee took aim at the flagship benefits policy, saying...

Benefits freeze for millions of Brits set to END next year, Amber Rudd reveals

THE FREEZE on benefits for millions of Brits is set to finally end next year, Amber Rudd has revealed. The DWP boss "expects" that the freeze won't be renewed again - which could give families a £200 a year...

Lags in PRISON buy food from their own canteens to donate to foodbanks for...

PRISONERS are spending what little money they have buying food for struggling Brits on Universal Credit. Despite facing time behind bars, many prisoners have teamed up with staff to buy items to send to those who are struggling with...

Universal Credit single mums WIN court challenge against the Government in fresh blow for...

MUMS on Universal Credit have WON a high court challenge against the Government in a huge blow to Amber Rudd. Four single mums took ministers to court saying they were penalised because of the way the system worked out...

Amber Rudd hints Brits on Universal Credit could get cash more often

AMBER Rudd will today say that Brits on Universal Credit could get vital cash more often in future. The Work and Pensions Secretary will announce on Friday that she will oversee a new pilot scheme to pay people applying...

Heartbroken couple lose baby after being made homeless on Universal Credit

A COUPLE on Universal Credit have lost their baby after a benefits bungle left them homeless and sleeping rough.Debbie Ballard and Ryan Gifford, both 23, lost their home in December and had to spend 15 nights sheltering in...

7,000 disabled Brits could be left waiting MONTHS longer to get lost benefits back

THOUSANDS of disabled Brits could be waiting months longer to get their lost benefits back after moving onto Universal Credit. DWP boss Amber Rudd is today facing fresh calls to ensure that claimants who lost their Severe Disability Premium...

What does it mean for you?

AMBER Rudd revealed yesterday that she was hitting pause on her flagship welfare programme Universal Credit while she worked out the best way to transfer everyone over. This means the rollout for 3million people is up in the air...

Universal Credit crisis to get even worse as numbers to DOUBLE this year despite...

THE Universal Credit crisis is to deepen even further this year as the number of people on the flagship welfare programme will DOUBLE, Amber Rudd told MPs today.The Work and Pensions Secretary said 1.6 million Brits will migrate...

Universal Credit roll out ‘set to be overhauled’ amid concerns over ‘catastrophic’ effects on...

THE next phase of the Universal Credit rollout will be overhauled following widespread criticism of the benefits reform — with some decrying its "catastrophic" effects on claimants. Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd is to scrap an imminent Commons vote...

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