Written by : JAMES WRIGHT
‘Embarrassed’ Conservative MPs appear to have abandoned the government during a debate on Universal Credit.
“Clearly nobody can justify Universal Credit”
On 16 November, as The Skwawkbox reported, Shadow Secretary for International Trade Barry Gardiner noticed something strange about the Conservative benches:
In 20 years I have never before seen every Tory backbencher refuse to sit behind their front bench but move across the aisle.
Clearly nobody can justify Universal Credit#PauseAndFix
Sadly not allowed to photograph in chamber
— Barry Gardiner (@BarryGardiner) November 16, 2017