Lib-Dem rebels fail to halt controversial benefits cap – Belfast Telegraph

Posted on the January 9th, 2013 under General News by admin


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Lib-Dem rebels fail to halt controversial benefits cap
Belfast Telegraph
The House of Commons voted by 324 to 268 in favour of a Bill to place a 1% cap on benefit upratings over the next three years, effectively imposing a real-terms cut on most working-age benefits and tax credits. Some four Liberal Democrats, including former
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