THE Treasury has clawed back almost £350 million from Scotland in 15 years in housing benefits saved by greater spending on social housing north of the Border, according to the SNP.
THE Department for Work and Pensions has been severely criticised by the Whitehall spending watchdog for failing to curb the "escalating" losses due to fraud and error in the housing benefit system.
TEN million households will have their benefits frozen if the Tories win the General Election as George Osborne laid out another pre-election battleground by proposing a new welfare squeeze from April 2016.
The bedroom tax is continuing to cause problems in Dundee, according to recent headlines.
I WAS astonished to read Johann Lamont's comments accusing the First Minister of "lying and scaremongering"("Angry Lamont says Salmond is 'lying about the future of NHS'", The Herald, August 26).