Save the Children: Universal credit will affect 250,000 children

Justin Forsyth, the Chief Executive of Save the Children UK, told Daybreak the government's proposed Universal credit will mean 150,000 Mothers will lose £88 per week.

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Benefit reform poverty threat

The Work and Pensions Secretary has unveiled plans to tackle the issue of young people in poverty. But Save the Children claims reforms to the welfare system could push 250,000 children of working single parents deeper below the line.