Clause 24 — Universal credit: costs of claimants who rent accommodation

Part of Scotland Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:15 pm on 30th June 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health) 4:15 pm, 30th June 2015

In the past, my hon. Friend has spoken passionately about the need to pool resources and risks across the whole UK. Does he share my concern that the effective ending of a UK-wide national insurance system would also end the pooling of those risks and responsibilities for a UK-wide welfare state?