Politics and Policy

By William Eichler | August 16, 2017

Labour calls for halt of Universal Credit rollout

Labour calls for halt of Universal Credit rollout

New analysis shows single parents will be £3,100 a year worse off under Universal Credit (UC), as Labour calls for a halt to the Government’s welfare reforms.

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