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Benefits cap UK roll out

The Government's controversial household benefit cap is beginning today across the country. The cap limits payments to £500 per week for a couple and lone parents and £350 per week for single adults.

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Labour: Benefits cap is brutally unfair to families

The Government's household benefit cap will be rolled out in parts of London today.

The welfare reforms will begin in the four boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Enfield and Haringey.

Speaking to Daybreak, David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham said:

I think this is brutally unfair to families, these are often women with three or more children and they now face eviction, hardship, the loss of over £100 a week for many of them, for no fault of their own.

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