Politics and Policy

By Mark Whitehead | June 23, 2017

Benefit cap for lone parents with toddlers is 'unlawful'

Benefit cap for lone parents with toddlers is 'unlawful'

The government’s cap on benefits lone parents with children under two can receive has been dismissed by a high court judge as unlawful and discriminatory.

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