Iain Duncan Smith back in charge of welfare reforms
It has been announced that Iain Duncan Smith has been re-appointed as work and pensions secretary and will oversee £12bn of fresh welfare cuts, along with going ahead with universal credit.
Following their election win, the Conservatives have promised £12bn of welfare cuts, however not specified where there cuts will fall, reports Inside Housing.
It is believed that the appointment of Iain Duncan Smith shows that it’s unlikely that there will be any major change to the flagship governments policy on social security, for example universal credit and the bedroom tax.
Prime minister David Cameron has yet to announce whether Eric Pickles will be re-appointed as communities secretary, with responsibility for housing.
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