Esther Mcvey

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Esther McVey becomes third minister to resign over May's Brexit deal

Esther McVey becomes third minister to resign over May's Brexit deal

Esther McVey has resigned from her role as work and pensions secretary, claiming she could not "look constituents in the eye" if she voted for it.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Mental health charity refutes Esther McVey's suggestion they support Universal Credit

Mental health charity refutes Esther McVey's suggestion they support Universal Credit

Mental health charity refutes McVey's suggestion they support Universal Credit

Mental health charity Mind has responded to Esther McVey's suggestion that they said she had 'listened to charities' by reiterating their opposition to current Universal Credit regulations

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Improve Universal Credit in Budget by reversing George Osborne's cuts, says thinktank

Improve Universal Credit in Budget by reversing George Osborne's cuts, says thinktank

Improve Universal Credit in Budget by reversing cuts, says thinktank

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has urged the government to lift cuts to the Universal Credit work allowance and change the payment schedule ahead of the Autumn Budget 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Universal Credit could lead to 'surge' in food bank use, says former shadow work secretary

Universal Credit could lead to 'surge' in food bank use, says former shadow work secretary

Universal Credit could lead to 'surge' in food bank use, says former secretary

Former shadow work and pensions secretary Stephen Timms said Universal Credit does not 'work properly' and could lead to increased reliance on food banks

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Work and Pensions Secretary apologises over universal credit row

Work and Pensions Secretary apologises over universal credit row

Esther McVey said she had "inadvertently misled" the Commons by claiming that the National Audit Office (NAO) had called for the roll-out of the Universal Credit benefit to be accelerated.