Statement on welfare: 21 March 2016

21 March 2016

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Stephen Crabb, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 21 March 2016 on welfare.

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Owen Smith, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

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Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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