The national papers are full of stories about Universal Credit ahead of an opposition day debate later today
In the news
It’s all about Universal Credit in the media this morning, as the national press gears up for an opposition day debate which will focus on the controversial welfare reform.
The Huffington Post has a piece by a woman receiving Universal Credit, in which she talks about her struggles to make ends meet.
The New Statesman runs a leader breaking down a number of flaws with the policy, which rolls up several benefits into one monthly payment.
Meanwhile, The Guardian is saying Theresa May will not cave in to pressure and back down on the reforms.
On social media
There is also much talk on social media about the Universal Credit debate:
I urge Tory MPs to vote for Labour’s motion to pause Universal Credit roll-out, before millions are made worse off. t.co/VllDkPWgw6— Jeremy Corbyn (@jeremycorbyn)
You can share your experiences of the universal credit delay at the bottom of this story t.co/HypfNKqpXm— The Guardian (@guardian)