19. Apr, 2018


An audience member shouted "you can't get into work if you're dead" at McVey as she argued Universal Credit is a "supportive system" aimed at helping people into work.

The intervention followed the SNP's Ben MacPherson asking McVey to apologise for the "suffering and distress" caused by the "cynical and critical" system, which was set up to roll several benefits into one direct payment.

The meeting was suspended after an audience member shouted out about a person who took the...

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