A criminal released early from jail on a tag got involved in drug supply ring after being told it would take two-and-a-half months before he would be given benefits by Universal Credit bosses.
Veterans are being left suicidal by problems caused by Universal Credit, a Scottish Government minister has said.
A new one-off grant to help young people with the costs of starting work will be introduced as soon as possible, Scotland’s Social Security Secretary has said.
A senior Dundee sheriff has voiced "considerable concern" about the new Universal Credit system after it emerged a woman caught stealing food only had £90 a month on which to survive.
A Fife mother has been jailed for a benefits scam which gained her almost £90,000.
Child tax credits worth £210 million were unclaimed by an estimated 50,000 families in Scotland, Scottish Labour have said.
Theresa May has defended an overhaul of the Government’s controversial Universal Credit (UC) programme, saying it was always the plan that the scheme would change as it was implemented.
Universal Credit could have potentially “disastrous” consequences for disabled people, a cross-party group of MPs has warned.
A Conservative MSP has faced demands to apologise for saying the “rape clause” in the benefits cap is an "invention to beat the Tories with".
Labour has defended Jeremy Corbyn’s decision not to use Prime Minister’s Questions to grill Theresa May on Brexit and the fallout from Tuesday night’s votes.