The West Country Debate: Is Universal Credit forcing people into foodbanks? | ITV News

As the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions admits Universal Credit maybe forcing people to rely on foodbanks we take a look at the government’s flagship reform of the benefits system, and hear from one mum in Gloucestershire who’s struggling to make ends meet.

We’re also talking Brexit with just 50 days to go before the UK is set to leave the EU. And five years after the railway line was cut off at Dawlish – what needs to be done to improve our transport links?

Presenter David Wood is joined by Karin Smyth, Bristol South MP for Labour, The Cotswolds Conservative MP Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, and Kirsten Johnson, who’s hoping to win North Devon back for the Liberal Democrats at the next election..

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