The most recent documents available on this subject are:Will Universal Credit work?
This report, written for the TUC by Lindsay Judge of the Child Poverty Action Group, takes a look at the new benefit and its implications for people in poverty.
Over 500 people joined the Middlesbrough March for the Alternative on Saturday 27 April, to protest against the government's failed economic austerity measures and the disproportionate impact on Teesside and the North East. Organised by the Tees Vall...
Responding to the latest Department for Work and Pensions statistics published today (Wednesday) on the duration of working-age benefits, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
This Sunday (24th February) will see the regional Sharkstoppers campaign begin in earnest with a high profile event at Grey's Monument in Newcastle. Concerned local people from a range of organisations including the TUC, trade unions, the Citizens Ad...
Commenting on today's (Tuesday) Poundland judgement by the Court of Appeal, which ruled that it was unlawful for someone to be made to work for free under the government's welfare to work schemes, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
Since September 2012, Advice Workers from the Northern TUC Asbestos Support and Campaign Group have secured nearly one third of a million pounds (£311,643.00) in one-off compensation payments for asbestos victims in the northern region. In addition t...
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