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Universal Credit call charges to be scrapped



News October 18, 2017


Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke made the announcement on Wednesday after criticism over the high call charges incurred by some claimants.He said the move was motivated by "tension and concern" over the burden it put on cal...

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Labour woos Tory rebels on universal credit vote



News October 17, 2017


Theresa May has been forced to meet the rebel leaders in 10 Downing Street in a bid to head off a revolt which could lead to a damaging defeat for the Government.Before the Commons debate, the Work and Pensions Secretary David Gau...

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Ministers to meet business leaders amid no-deal Brexit warnings



News October 17, 2017


Sky News has learnt that Liam Fox, the International Trade Secretary, will hold a meeting with the heads of five major business organisations, including the CBI, the Institute of Directors and the EEF, which represents manufacture...

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Johnson accuses rivals of 'trivialising' Libya over 'bodies' row



News October 17, 2017


The Foreign Secretary was challenged by MPs on Tuesday over his recent suggestion Libyan city Sirte could become the "next Dubai" if they "clear the dead bodies away".In his first appearance at the House of Commons' despatch box s...

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Bill Clinton: Brexit impact may only just be dawning on some Leave voters



News October 17, 2017


The former US president made the comments as he received an honorary doctorate at Dublin City University for his work on the Northern Ireland peace process.Mimicking a voter, he said: "I'm sorry we can't stay together, we had a di...

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