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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.

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Cross party talks needed to 'rescue' welfare reform

Universal Credit could be rescued by cross party talks, the Shadow Work and Pensions secretary has told Daybreak.

Liam Byrne blamed ineffective oversight and "starting work without knowing what they were doing" for failures in the introduction of Universal Credit.

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