Shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves says Labour would not consider scrapping out-of-work benefits for people under 25, after it was suggested by the IPPR think tank.
"Extraordinarily poor": the government's universal credit benefits system receives scathing criticism from the Public Accounts Committee, which said the DWP had wasted £140m on the scheme.
The government has delayed its new disability benefit. Civil servants working on the project previously criticised for weak management said "it took longer expected".
Penalising benefit claimants who are not deemed to be doing enough to find work is leaving people without any money to live on, according to research from the Citizens Advice Bureau.
In her first interview after she announced that she was stepping down from Parliament, Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather criticises her party on welfare and immigration policy.
George Osborne defends his plans to make the long-term unemployed "work for the dole", saying it will help people get off benefits.
The latest figures from the Work Programme have been hailed as a success by the government - and a resounding failure by Labour and the unions. FactCheck cuts through the spin.
Half of tenants hit by the so-called "bedroom tax" have been pushed into rent arrears just weeks after its introduction, according to the body representing housing associations.
The government is criticised by the public spending watchdog for the way it has handled preparations for its new universal credit, with ministers unsure how it would work and £34m written off.
Glasgow and Liverpool are named as the top workless areas in the UK for the ninth year running, amid calls for a US-style "work for the dole" scheme to reduce welfare costs.