Lib Dem peers help inflict Lords defeat over Coalition’s benefit cap plan

by Stephen Tall on January 23, 2012

The BBC reports the result of tonight’s defeat for the Coalition in the House of Lords over the controversial government plans to introduce a £500 a week benefit cap: The government has been defeated in the Lords in a vote on its plans for a £26,000-a-year household benefit cap. Lib Dem, Labour and crossbench peers […]