Compare The Manifestos: Welfare

What do the parties want to do to the benefits system. We round up their promises.


Conservatives Continue roll-out of Universal Credit and ensure it always pays to work.

Labour A ban on zero-hours contracts, raise living wage to £10 per hour.

Liberal Democrat Extending free childcare and giving new fathers a month's paternity leave.

Ukip Immigrants can't claim benefits until they've paid tax for five years.

Green Party A universal basic income, in which everyone gets money from the state.

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