Working mothers hit by welfare reforms

The poorest working mothers will be hit hard by proposed welfare reforms, according to the charity Save the Children. The charity says 150,000 working parents will lose up to £68 a 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.