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walesonline.co.uk 14 Sep, 2021 22:15 am

Labour challenges Tory MPs to call for Universal Credit cut to be axed

Labour challenges Tory MPs to call for Universal Credit cut to be axed
Ministers are under sustained pressure to reverse the decision to end the £20 uplift

Follow Wales Online More On News all Most Read Most Recent Most Read Most RecentNews Labour challenges Tory MPs to call for Universal Credit cut to be axed Ministers are under sustained pressure to reverse the decision to end the £20 uplift (Image: PA Images) Invalid Email Something went wrong, please try again later.p We have more newsletters Show me See ourprivacy notice Labour will challenge Conservative MPs “to do the right thing” and back a vote calling for the Government to scrap its plans to cut Universal Credit.Ministers have come under sustained pressure to reverse the decision to end the £20 uplift introduced to support families during the coronavirus pandemic.

During an opposition day debate on Wednesday (September 15), Labour will call on Tory MPs who oppose the welfare cut to vote with them in a non-binding motion.It asks the Government to cancel the planned cut which will reduce support for families by up to £1,040 per year.

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