MPs back non-binding motion to cancel universal credit cut

MPs voted this evening to back a Labour motion to cancel the £20 a week cut in universal credit, but it was something of a hollow victory, as the motion is non-binding. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

The uplift, which was brought in to support families during the pandemic, will be phased out from September.

The Department for Work and Pensions says the uplift was always meant to be temporary, and they’re supporting people back into work.

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