Shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne has called for cross party talks over the Government's flagship Universal Credit project after the National Audit Office claimed that it had written off more than £30 million in failed IT.
IDS swore blind his Universal Credit was fine. Now we learn he has completely lost control of his dept at potential cost of 100s of millions
Incredibly three years on, out of touch ministers still don't know how Universal Credit is even supposed to work.
Now time for David Cameron and IDS swallow their pride and agree to the cross party talks we proposed in the summer. #UniversalCredit
Government attempts to set up Universal Credit scheme have already wasted £34 million according to a damning National Audit Office report.
Universal Credit is to replace six separate means-tested benefits. Here we look at how the changes will affect you.