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Universal Credit: Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey ‘entirely happy’ with scrapping of £20 per week uplift

Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey has told Sky News she is “entirely happy” with a £20 per week cut to Universal Credit, despite calls from senior Conservatives to keep the benefits uplift. Ms Coffey described the £20 per week boost to benefits, which is due to end from next month, as a “temporary stop-gap” […]

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Former rival Sanders, Republican Kasich to back Biden at Democratic convention debut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s former top rival and a Republican critic of President Donald Trump will share a virtual stage in a show of unity on Monday, the first night of a four-day Democratic National Convention. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, former first lady Michelle Obama and Republican John Kasich, a former […]