Demand for food banks could increase in 2020 when welfare changes are introduced, the Northern Ireland Audit Office has warned.
A survivor of clerical child sex abuse in Northern Ireland, who said she felt “interrogated” by the benefits system, has been awarded state payments.
A welfare reform roll-out being piloted in areas including Inverness is yet to provide evidence it is working, Westminster’s work and pensions select committee has found.
Labour leadership front-runner Jeremy Corbyn claimed his critics were "nervous about the power of democracy" as his campaign arrived in Aberdeen yesterday.
Parents and people with disabilities are being hit hardest by UK Government welfare reforms, according to new report.
Benefit "sanctions" can force people into a spiral of decline and potential destitution, according to a influential Scottish Parliament committee.
The Highland economy will lose £24 million through UK Government reforms to disability benefit, the local authority has heard.