Fraud victims’ pay deducted for money they don’t owe

Last week Conservative MP Will Quince, Parliamentary Under-Secretary at Department for Work and Pensions, answering a question put to him by Mr Timms, revealed that there had been nearly 6,000 suspected cases of Universal Credit identity hijack in the last six months.

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