Conrad Landin, Lamiat Sabin, Alan Jones - 12 September 2018
The Archbishop of Canterbury pours scorn on the universal credit rollout, and brands the gig economy a ‘reincarnation of an ancient evil’
ARCHBISHOP of Canterbury Justin Welby demanded a halt to the shambolic universal credit rollout, called for a higher minimum wage and branded the gig economy “evil” in a rapturously received speech to the TUC Congress today.
He was given a standing ovation in Manchester for his attack on the benefits system and criticism of firms such as Amazon for paying “almost nothing” in taxes.
Adding to pressure on Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used Prime Minister’s questions to accuse her of “pouring petrol on the crisis” and “inflicting misery on the people of this country.”... See more
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