Nadine Dorries claims ‘nobody’ will be pushed into poverty by universal credit cut

Cabinet minister Nadine Dorries has been accused of being detached from “the real world” after she claimed the universal credit cut will not push anyone into poverty.The 20-a-week cut to millions of families’ incomes risks 500,000 people in the UK falling into poverty, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has estimated.And the Legatum Institute – a right-wing think tank led by Tory peer Baroness Stroud – has warned that just over 800,000 people are at risk of falling below the…


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