Growing numbers of people are using food banks to feed themselves and their families. But many areas where residents face a high risk of food poverty are under-serviced.
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It was meant to provide a more streamlined and coherent system – but it isn't working.
The rollout of the new benefit system will not be paused – but it is causing real hardship.
Designed to ease budgetry pressures, households in Scotland on Universal Credit can now opt for a fortnightly payment instead of being paid monthly.
Means-tested benefits are designed to ensure a minimum standard of living for Britain’s poorest families.
While the government's opponents rage about benefits being cut, claims on what remains are often barely 50% of those entitled.
From April, single parents will have to look for work when their youngest child turns three.
Fewer than half a million people are currently receiving the new, simplified benefit according to newly released data.
Plans to stop universal credit payments in favour of a 'national living wage' will not address the long-standing poverty of many people in paid employment.