These changes are part of a package of reforms to the tax and benefit system this government is making - dismantling entitlements to social security and welfare support and attacking some of the poorest people in our society.
Many more people are being pushed into poverty because of what this government is doing.
More information can be found in the leaflets below and any further changes to the details documented here, can be found here.
This timeline only includes the most significant changes for our members. It does not cover changes to pension credits.