David Cameron says he is giving the unemployed “new hope and responsibility” by cutting their benefit payments.
In an article for the Daily Telegraph, the Prime Minister responds to Britain’s most senior Roman Catholic, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, who said changes to the welfare system had left many in “hunger and destitution”.
In the article, Mr Cameron argues the Archbishop of Westminster’s criticism is “simply not true” and says the overhaul of the benefits system was about “doing what is right” and not simply “making the numbers add up”.
More top news
The 10-year-old boy killed in an accident in a Topshop store died after a queue barrier fell on his head, an inquest has heard.
A bid to make it illegal for firms to require women to wear high heels at work will be debated by MPs, the Government has said.
Alexander Isak is the biggest thing to come out of Swedish football since Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but he doesn't mind, says Dickson Etuhu.