We don’t think a handsomely paid chief executive might be demotivated by their large income, but suggest £70 a week for every citizen would mean we’d take to our couches en masse
One Vietnam War veteran who was supposed to receive benefits was declared dead twice, and his local sandwich shop started calling him 'the dead guy'
In an age of increasing lifestyle regulation, a basic income would open the door to state diktat over consumption
If Crabb meant what he said, the most vulnerable among us are not safe yet
Chancellor under pressure to compromise over the plans to reduce Personal Independence Payments
George Osborne is set to deliver the new budget this Wednesday
Labour described the figures as a 'disgrace'
Under 24s are excluded from Osborne's 'National Living Wage'
David Cameron and the DWP have both declined to say whether the ESA WRAG cuts will go ahead
While we don’t like the idea of poor people starving, we cling to ideas of the 'deserving' and 'undeserving' poor
'Instead of cutting people’s benefits, what if we did the opposite and gave them more money… much more money?'
Benefits will instead be gradually increased for migrants
Dame Margaret is the author of a report into why Labour lost the 2015 election
A former government minister says young Australian women treat babies like "cash cows" and have children to make money from the welfare system
The DWP says its measures are 'incentives for people to move into work'
Exclusive: The SNP claims the Government has quietly scrapped a system which spared claimants from the worst hardship at Christmas - something the Department for Work and Pensions denies