Scrap benefits cut to stop millions falling into poverty, Boris Johnson told

Thinktank adds to pressure on PM from opposition to extend £20-a-week universal credit uplift

Boris Johnson cannot claim to be “levelling up” the UK if he persists with a planned cut in universal credit for 6 million families, an influential thinktank has said, as pressure mounts on the prime minister over the issue from within his own party.

The Resolution Foundation joined opposition parties, anti-poverty campaigners and many Conservative MPs in urging the government to extend the £20-a-week uplift introduced during the first wave of the pandemic.

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Source: The Guardian Politics, Scrap benefits cut to stop millions falling into poverty, Boris Johnson told

U.K. House Prices Drop in Rush to Beat Deadline for Tax Break – Bloomberg

  1. U.K. House Prices Drop in Rush to Beat Deadline for Tax Break  Bloomberg
  2. UK house prices dip as sellers seek deals before tax break ends – Rightmove  Reuters
  3. House prices: Almost 100000 sales ‘will miss stamp duty deadline’ as new home prices drop  Forex Factory
  4. Council Tax and Stamp Duty could be axed – What is national property tax?  Express
  5. Home buyers face unexpected tax bill when stamp duty kicks in  The Guardian
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Source: Google News, U.K. House Prices Drop in Rush to Beat Deadline for Tax Break – Bloomberg