The most recent documents available on this subject are:Benefits up-rating cap is unfair and a big political risk for the government, says TUC
Ahead of the Commons vote today (Tuesday) on capping the up-rating of welfare benefits, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:
Ministers cannot assume that voters will continue to back them in their plans to cap welfare benefit rises, according to a new poll commissioned by the TUC from YouGov and published today (Friday).
Low and middle income families will suffer annual benefit cuts of over £2,700 a year by 2013 despite the government's pledge that there are to be 'no losers' in the setting up of the new universal credit system, the TUC is warning today (Friday).
Nearly two thirds of the £15.9 billion of welfare and benefit cuts announced in the emergency budget and spending review will hit working families, undermining government claims that they are 'making work pay', the TUC reveals today (Monday).
Plans to increase child tax credit by £30 a year in 2011/12 will be dwarfed by childcare cuts of up to £30 a week - or £1,560 a year - according to plans announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) today (Tuesday), says the TUC.
Commenting on the latest inflation figures published today (Tuesday) by the Office for National Statistics, which show RPI inflation falling to 4.6 per cent in September, CPI remaining unchanged at 3.1 per cent and the Rossi index staying at 4.8 per ...
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