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Budget 2021: Sunak softens universal credit cuts to tackle squeeze on families

Rishi Sunak has bowed to intense pressure by partly reversing universal credit cuts as he announced measures in the budget to deal with a squeeze on households this winter, with lower alcohol and fuel duties.

Budget 2021: Sunak softens universal credit cuts to tackle squeeze on families
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  • Shared from The Guardian
  • October 28, 2021
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In a budget statement aiming to move on from the coronavirus pandemic, the chancellor said he would introduce reforms to universal credit worth more than £2bn, to soften the blow from the biggest ever overnight cut in benefits.

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