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David Lammy Calls Out Grant Shapps Over 'Nasty And Unnecessary' Cuts

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Grant Shapps was hung out to dry by Labour’s David Lammy over the upcoming cuts to universal credit on Thursday.

The transport secretary and the shadow justice secretary were at loggerheads on BBC Question Time as Lammy demanded a U-turn over the upcoming £20-a-week reduction.

Lammy said: “When given a choice, the government is always choosing not to side with the poorest in society.

“I remember it was not that long ago that the Conservatives were described as the nasty party.”

Glancing at the Tory minister, Lammy added: “Grant, you can stare at your notes as much as you like, you’re not going to find the answers.”

“Grant, you can stare at your notes as much as you like,........

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