Category Archive: House of Lords

Jan 14

WALES/ENGLAND – Welfare Reform Bill: Government defeated over ESA cuts

The coalition government has suffered three defeats in the House of Lords over planned cuts to employment and support allowance (ESA). The government wants to remove the so-called “youth provision” that allows some young people to receive contributory ESA even though – due to disability or illness – they have not been able to work …

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