Compare The Manifestos: Welfare

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

Benefits
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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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