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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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Ministers 'out of touch' on Universal Credit project

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.

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