Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
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Disabled 'left out in the cold' after welfare reform
Disabled ‘left out in the cold’ after welfare reform

The sick and disabled are being left out in the cold following today’s replacement of incapacity benefit with an employment and support allowance, rights groups have said. “There is now great concern that claimants will fail to receive the level of employment support promised,” said Kate Green, chief executive of Child Poverty Action group. “We… Read more »

James Purnell unveiling welfare reforms
Welfare shakeup scraps incapacity benefit

Reforms of the welfare system including a replacement of the incapacity benefit and “more responsibility” for claimants have been announced by the government. The welfare green paper had been played up as a revolutionary series of changes before its official announcement by senior ministers. And, announcing the green paper to the Commons this afternoon, work… Read more »