Cuts 'threaten 250,000 children'

AOL Money Staff
Ian Duncan Smith
Ian Duncan Smith

A quarter of a million children will be pushed deeper into poverty by the coalition's overhaul of the benefits system, a charity has claimed.


Save the Children warned that a "blind spot" in the Government's new Universal Credit meant 150,000 working single mothers could lose up to £68 a week, or £3,500 a year.