Around 60,000 families forced onto Universal Credit by Covid-19 could have essential support restricted by the government’s hated ‘two-child limit’.
Families who have to claim the benefit because of job losses and illness will find they are denied support for more than two children.
Ministers have refused to scrap the policy, even temporarily during the coronavirus crisis….
A new report by the Church of England and Child Poverty Action Group said the virus crisis had exposed the injustice of the policy, which mostly hits working families.
— Mirror Politics (@MirrorPolitics) May 4, 2020