Thursday 28 June 2018 / 12:31 PM DWP

Margaret Greenwood responds to DWP two-child benefit rule figures

Margaret Greenwood MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, responding to DWP figures showing 70,000 families have lost money from the two-child benefit rule, said:

“These figures are truly shocking. The two-child limit is an attack on low income families, is morally wrong and risks pushing children into poverty.

“It cannot be right that the Government is making children a target for austerity, treating one child as if they matter less than another.

“Labour will make tackling child poverty the priority it should be once again.”