UK minister Esther McVey shouted down by benefits protesters in Holyrood

UK minister Esther McVey shouted down by benefits protesters in Holyrood
 

A Holyrood committee meeting was suspended when angry members of the public heckled the UK minister in charge of the benefits system.
Esther McVey, the secretary of state for work and pensions, was asked by the SNP MSP Ben Macpherson to apologise for the “suffering and distress that has been caused” by the roll-out of Universal Credit.
The Conservative minster denied it was a “cynical and critical” system, adding: “The aim for Universal Credit is that it is a supportive system, that there is support whether that is getting into work or whether that is support if you can’t get into work,... read more

 
16 April 2018 in Politics, Views: 55
Source: The Courier
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