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Posts by Alok Sharma MP
Alok Sharma is the Member of Parliament for Reading West and Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party.Follow @
Alok Sharma: Go to jobcentres, listen to claimants and staff – and you’ll hear the case for Universal Credit loud and clear
The legacy benefits system is a mix of six benefits, has three cliff-edges – and punishes extra hours. It lets people down and holds them back.
We all want an outcome that works for them, but generous words that ignore the complexities of the issue are no good to anybody.
Alok Sharma MP and Stephan Mayer MdB: Britain and Germany can work together to deliver free movement reform
There have been some recent positive signs from the ECJ that EU states are within their rights already to curb blatant benefit abuse by migrants.
It might not be everyone’s preferred option, but it has strong support in the Thames Valley.
We should learn from Sweden’s example of providing a tax incentive for home building repairs or maintenance work.