Economy: May Faces Universal Credit Woes

Angela Rayner has done a lot in her short time as a shadow minister and forcing 2 crucial votes on Universal Credit was nothing short of fantastic. However, as Stephen Bush explains, this could be the least of Theresa May's worries. https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/welfare/2018/03/conservatives-are-heading-trouble-over-universal-credit

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Just for Fun: Angela Rayner Scoops Spectator Award

The Spectator hosts an annual award ceremony for parliamentarians and last night Angela Rayner took home the Rising Star Award. Her acceptance speech was 10 words of simple honesty: "I only came for the free food, so thank you" See the other winners, and hear all of their speeches on the Spectator's blog https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2017/11/spectator-parliamentarian-of-the-year-2017-the-winners/  

Education: Labour Granted Emergency Debate on Tuition Fees

Angela Rayner MP (Ashton-under-Lyne - Lab) has managed to get the Speaker to agree to an emergency debate in the House tomorrow with regards to proposed legislation that could see university tuition fees rising above the current £9k threshold. https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/education/universities/news/87651/labour-granted-emergency-commons-debate-tuition-fees