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We’re a country that prides itself on making sure proper support is in place for each other when help is most needed – that’s why we created our fire service, our health service, and our benefits system.
But Universal Credit – our new benefits system – isn’t the poverty-fighting reform that was promised.
In 2018, our research showed a 52% average increase in food bank use in areas that have had Universal Credit for at least 12 months compared to 13% in areas that have not. (more…)Read more