Five Immediate Fixes To Make Work Pay Under Universal Credit

Much of what Esther McVey has said in the past, and her record as a DWP minister in the coalition government, meant that her appointment as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions will alarm all those who believe in a more compassionate and empowering society. But as the rollout of Universal Credit (UC) creaks on, perhaps there is a chance she’ll be outspoken enough to acknowledge that its central purpose is floundering - under UC, work simply doesn’t pay - and bold enough to take radical action.

Read more from Kate Green for the Huffington Post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/universal-credit_uk_5a5884b2e4b00b4ea8d08395