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).
Responding to today's (Thursday) report on Universal Credit by the Work and Pensions Select Committee, which warns that the new benefits system could push low-income families into debt, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:
Responding to today's (Tuesday) report by Professor Malcolm Harrington on the government's incapacity tests, the TUC backed calls for assessments to be fairer and more humane.
There's no credible evidence to support the claim that members new to the government following last week's reshuffle were issued with protective helmets when they received their brief, but it does seem that there is a constant barrage of criticism fo...
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