Department for Work and Pensions

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:51 pm on 26th February 2019.

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Photo of Christine Jardine Christine Jardine Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland) 5:51 pm, 26th February 2019

Yes, it was our policy, and if it had been delivered with the amount of money that was originally intended, it might have worked. However, in 2015 the then Chancellor took £3 billion out of the budget, leaving the policy crippled.