Benefits Freeze

Plans to Freeze Benefits Reveal the Lack of Reform in Welfare

Kayte Lawton | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Politics
Kayte Lawton

Freezing working-age benefits would almost certainly weaken the living standards of low-income families, including the millions of working families who rely on tax credits to top up their earnings. The Coalition's reliance on benefit freezes to curb rising welfare spending also suggests they are running out of ideas on welfare reform.