Urgent question granted over Universal Credit report

Shadow work and pensions secretary Liam Byrne has been granted an urgent question on the National Audit Office report over the Universal Credit project, the Speaker's Office said.

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'£34m wasted' on welfare reform

Government attempts to set up its flagship Universal Credit scheme have not achieved "value for money" and have already wasted £34 million, according to a damning report by the National Audit Office.