A record 1.6 million food bank parcels have been handed out over the past year according to recent reports from the Trussell Trust. This is a rise of 19% on the previous year, with over 500,000 going to children alone. Continue reading Foodbank usage on the rise!
60,000 families on Universal Credit will not be receiving their benefit payments in time for Christmas — leaving many facing poverty, debt and homelessness. Continue reading The Truth about Universal Credit
In 2014 Ed Miliband was ridiculed by the Conservatives and the right-wing media for forgetting to mention the deficit in his party conference speech. During the 2017 Conservative Party conference however, the deficit was barely mentioned. In fact, Theresa May is now talking about taking a “balanced approach” to the economy – whatever that means. Continue reading Invest in people
A mystery ( unless political ideology is being put before education needs) Continue reading Why has Treasury taken back £384m of school funding?
I have always been clear that our members and supporters, neglected for so long, are in fact the key to our election success. Continue reading Message From Jeremy