Guardian – ‘PM faces Tory revolt over poverty crisis’
Summary of Today's Paper
The Guardian – ‘PM faces Tory revolt over poverty crisis’
The Guardian leads with discontent within the Tory party – with the paper’s report on MPs’ opposition over the Treasury’s spending this autumn and plans to cut Universal Credit at the end of September.
The paper says several senior Tories have called on ministers to abandon the cuts, including Steve Baker who has criticised “intolerable” levels of hunger and poverty in his home counties constituency of Wycombe, in Buckinghamshire.
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