Department of Work and Pensions
The number of people who have had their benefits sanctioned in Scotland has doubled over the last three years.
The UK government must step in to prevent single parent families “drowning in poverty” because their child maintenance payments have stopped in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been claimed.
Scotland's drug injecting population is facing new concerns during the coronavirus lockdown, with access to methadone and support services slashed.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate the impact of government austerity policy on the lives of disabled people in Scotland.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate how Dundee's drug death crisis is being driven by government austerity policy.
The Ferret hears from those affected why the current disability support system is "humiliating" and "not fit for purpose".
Many of Scotland's poorest communities have been hit hardest by cuts to disability benefits with over £56 million lost in annual payments, The Ferret can reveal.
Ferret Fact Service looks at Westminster welfare reforms and changes to Holyrood's benefits system.
Paperwork obtained by The Ferret shows charity that denied supporting controversial 'workfare' scheme did in fact benefit from the programme.