Labour described the figures as a 'disgrace'
Under 24s are excluded from Osborne's 'National Living Wage'
A similar law exists in 13 states despite the expense and the low correlation between drugs and benefits applicants
Dame Carol Black warns such a move could also be counterproductive
'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
Lib Dem peers will seek to overturn part of new Universal Credit system that could affect up to a million people
We are about to have a referendum on the wrong topic. Responding to the needs of a growing elderly population is the overwhelming challenge
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
Move explicitly designed to 'promote labour mobility', but would allow David Cameron to claim he was tackling 'benefit tourism'
Mr Duncan Smith was explicitly warned not to implement the part of the policy causing the problem earlier this year
New book warns that the welfare system is boosting the number of children born into workless households
There are other ways the Prime Minister could achieve his aims
The Chancellor is considering his options after the House of Lords blocked the immediate planned cuts to tax credits
Exclusive: Households that received money they did not claim may get a knock on the door