Labour attacks benefits cap for impact on disabled people

Labour MPs both in the Commons and on Twitter are attacking the coalition's benefit plans for "adversely affecting" disabled people.


Disabled people feel misled by Osborne who said their benefit would be protected


Disability Rights UK say 1m disabled people will be adversely affected by 1% cap. Tories/LDs not interested & not listening


MPs vote for 1% benefits cap

MPs have voted in favour of a proposed 1 per cent cap on raising benefits by a majority of 56. Ministers say the cap is needed because it is unfair that state handouts have been rising twice as fast as wages during recent years of austerity.