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Thousands of students dropping out due to Universal Credit.

Thousands of students could be forced to give up their studies due to the devastating effects of Universal Credit, it has been claimed. St Andrews University student Sandra Mitchell, 35, has launched a campaign calling on the UK Government to review how student income...

BENEFITS BUNGLE – Mum shocked after ‘being paid just £6 on Universal Credit then handed leaflet on how to budget’.

By James Cox 18th November 2018, 12:00 am Updated: 18th November 2018, 6:39 a Vonny LeClerc said her 55-year-old mother cried after being given the paltry amount. A MUM was handed just six quid in Universal Credit, and then handed a leaflet on budgeting, her daughter...

Stephen Barclay named new Brexit Secretary.

Stephen Barclay has been picked as the new Brexit secretary, as Theresa May seeks to fill her cabinet after several of her top team quit. The MP for North East Cambridgeshire – who is a Leave supporter – had been a health minister since January. He...

In a ‘self-defeating and self-incriminating’ slipup, Trump just indicated he installed Matthew Whitaker to kill the Russia probe.

Sonam Sheth President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he replaced former Attorney General Jeff Sessions with former US Attorney Matthew Whitaker because he wants Whitaker to hamper the Russia investigation. Speaking to The Daily Caller, Trump called Whitaker...

How did universal credit go so badly wrong?

This week the government revealed its plan to fix some of the problems associated with the rollout of its flagship welfare policy. But how did universal credit end up in such a mess? The Guardian’s social policy editor, Patrick Butler, runs through the troubled...
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