The Labour leader claimed the Conservatives would “dump” equal pay, annual leave and maternity pay rights.
Source: EU referendum: Jeremy Corbyn warns of workers’ rights ‘bonfire’ if UK leaves – BBC News
Now, many doubt he will ever be their leader, or even the chancellor much longer.
Source: How damaged is George Osborne by IDS resignation? – BBC News
David Cameron is to defend his record after Iain Duncan Smith resigned as work and pensions secretary and warned the government risked dividing society.
Source: Cameron to defend record after Duncan Smith resignation – BBC News
“a strategy to kill off George Osborne’s hope of taking over from David Cameron”
Source: Conservatives ‘dangerously divided’ as Duncan Smith quits – BBC News
Suggestions by a cabinet minister that the government may back down over cuts to disability benefit have been played down amid a growing Conservative row.
Source: Government not backing down on disability cuts despite minister’s words – BBC News
A u-turn 2 days after the budget?
Today we agreed not to proceed with the policies in their current form and instead to work together to get these policies right over the coming months.
Source: PM’s letter in reply to Duncan Smith – BBC News
What the government has created in its place – rocketing number of disability assessments, outsourced to multimillion-pound private contracts mixed with failing back-to-work programmes – is the definition of economic stupidity.
Source: Disability benefit is broken. Now even Iain Duncan Smith’s advisers say it | Frances Ryan | Opinion | The Guardian
Boy with no arms and legs told he must prove he is disabled or his benefits will be stopped
Source: Meningitis limb loss boy told to prove disability – BBC News
The figures were obtained through freedom of information requests to HMRC. The Guardian finally received both sets of information following a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Source: Revealed: tax credit data exposes limits of Cameron’s ’emergency brake’ | Politics | The Guardian
…a u-turn on controversial tax credit cuts and a new 3 per cent surcharge on stamp duty for buy-to-let properties…
Source: Key points of the 2015 Autumn Statement at a glance | Daily Mail Online