The Government is under pressure over the rollout of Universal Credit, losing a Commons vote this week.
Labour wants the Department for Work and Pensions to put the reform put on pause, and scrap the 6-week wait before new claimants receive their first payment.
The new system rolls SIX existing benefits - including Housing Benefit - into one.
The aim is to simplify the system and remove the 'cliff-edge' loss of benefits when someone starts paid work, by tapering payments.
So is Universal Credit a heartless reform or an essential change, to make sure work pays?
MPs Simon Clarke and Chi Onwurah give their views on the rollout and the delayed first payments after claiming:
Around The House with Paul Brand is on ITV at 11.15pm (Thursday 19 October).