More than a fifth of out of work benefits claimants have a criminal record according to research published by the Ministry of Justice today.
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Tuesday 26 November 2013
UK workers can expect a pension worth just 32.6 per cent of final pay when they retire, compared to a 54.4 per cent average across the OECD
Monday 25 November 2013
Scandals over Serco and G4S spark move for greater public disclosure of financial details
Sunday 24 November 2013
Sir Jeremy personally intervenes to stop Work and Pensions Secretary blaming Robert Devereux for universal credit programme debacle
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Plight of MP’s brother raises questions about fairness of controversial welfare reform
Thursday 14 November 2013
Despite the recent deaths on London's roads, Johnson seems to believe that it is the personal choices of cyclists that determine their safety
Monday 11 November 2013
Grieving relatives and crime victims are among millions of people forced to pay premium rates to ring government helplines, a parliamentary committee reported today.
Thursday 07 November 2013
Management described as "extraordinarily poor" and "alarmingly weak" in new report
Wednesday 06 November 2013
The number of benefit payments suspended since a tougher regime was introduced last year has increased by 11 per cent, figures show.
UK population will soar by nearly '10 million by 2037 with immigration attributed to projected increase
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Sharp rise in the projected number of people aged 80 and over in next 25 years
Tuesday 15 October 2013
The financial savings generated by the “bedroom tax” may have been significantly exaggerated by the Government, according to research which shows the controversial policy is likely to save £160m less in its first year than the projected £480m.
Friday 11 October 2013
Government as a whole took almost 15,000 domestic flights in 2012-13
Monday 30 September 2013
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Thursday 26 September 2013
Dozens of counts allege bonuses secured by falsely claiming jobs found for unemployed
Thursday 19 September 2013
One council tenant in three has been pushed into rent arrears since April, while tens of thousands in housing association properties are also affected
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Raquel Rolnik, a former urban planning minister in Brazil, visited council estates, food banks and homelessness crisis centres in various parts of the UK
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
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Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
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Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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