With a comprehensive spending review now increasingly likely in the coming weeks, PCS is calling for investment in public services, an end to cuts and an end to office closures and pay restraint.
In the latest in a series of articles responding to the DWP’s attempts to positively spin Universal Credit, we look at how the unprecedented increase in foodbank use in the UK has been a direct consequence of the disastrous rollout of Universal Credit
The DWP is publishing a series of articles, and has launched a website, to try to put a positive spin on the hugely contentious benefit Universal Credit, in response we are exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped and replaced.
PCS fears there could be increased risk to the safety of HMRC staff following the announcement that the department is privatising its in-house security team.
The disgrace of workers having to rely on a foodbank in the government department responsible for employment rights was highlighted by MPs at a rally opposite parliament in support of PCS strikers employed by outsourcing companies ISS and Aramark.
There is an urgent need for debate about the reform of the welfare system, PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka has told members of the Welsh Assembly.