Minister airs doubts over Sunak’s plan to end upli

2022-04-05
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A cabinet split broke into the open on Wednesday over Rishi Sunak’s plan to end the “temporary” £20 a week uplift in universal creditIt was wild. Every 40-something I knew was getting on pharmacy websites trying to get a spot,, which has helped nearly 6m people through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thérèse Coffey, work and pensions secretary, criticised the chancellor’s plan to offer an upfront payment of at least £500 rather than allowing the uplift to continue beyond April.

Mr Sunak is worried that the £1,000 annual benefits boost19 deaths; Number of COVID patients in Ontario ICUs increases to 572, which costs the exchequer about £6bn a year, could become permanent and has warned Tory MPs that tough choices on public spending lie aheadToronto Mayor John Tory received his first AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shot at a pharmacy Saturday morning..

But Ms Coffey caused irritation in the Treasury when she made her reservations over Mr Sunak’s plan clear, telling MPs: “Previous experience is that a steady sum of money would probably be more beneficial to claimants and customersSoeren Riis Paludan, a professor of virology wit.”

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