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.

James O'Brien pleaded with the caller "Don't smack me!"

James O'Brien's Perfect Response To Man Who Smacks His Children

James was so moved by Dan's call

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The LBC presenter said he finally understood Mr Corbyn's popularity

James O'Brien Absolutely Nails The Reason For Jeremy Corbyn's Popularity

A frustrated James O'Brien had a heated discussion with a Brexiteer this morning

Brexiteer To James: "We Need To Start Spending Money On Whatever We Intend To"