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Oldham MP Calls for the Government to ‘Guarantee Our Essentials’

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams is calling on the Government to reform the Universal Credit system to ensure that everyone can afford essentials during the cost of living crisis. The MP, who is a member of the work and pensions select committee, said: “Losing your job, needing to care for a sick family […]

Government plan to cut £20 off Universal Credit is ‘shameful’

‘Shameful’ is the word I would use to describe the Government’s plan to scrap the £20 per week boost to Universal Credit (UC) which was introduced to help people on low incomes during the pandemic. As the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Universal Credit, I believe the Government’s plans to cut […]

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