Doubts over claims welfare reform will lift 850,000 out of poverty

Charities and employment experts express doubts over whether new white paper's welfare reforms will achieve their main goal of lifting 850,000 people out of poverty.

by Ben Willis
A white paper proposes merging benefits and in-work support such as tax credits into a simplified new universal credit
A white paper proposes merging benefits and in-work support such as tax credits into a simplified new universal credit

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