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  • Delays in payments of Universal Credit are sending victims back to abusive partners

    Margaret Greenwood MP, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, responding to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report on single household Universal Credit payments putting claimants at risk of domestic abuse, said: “Universal Credit single household payments make it easier for perpetrators of domestic abuse to control and exploit their victims, leaving vulnerable people – often women and children – wholly reliant on an abusive partner for money to fulfil even their most basic needs.

  • Surplus Values

    Surplus Values

    A Labour government will always aim to reduce the deficit, but not on the backs of the most vulnerable

  • Save Walkden Sixth Form Centre

    The Conservative Government has implemented huge sustained cuts to further education funding, which has had significant implications for Salford City College

  • Labour demand Peel halts bid to develop greenfield land

    Labour demand Peel halts bid to develop greenfield land

    Labour assistant mayor for planning at Salford City Council Cllr Derek Antrobus has called on Pee

  • Salford Council demands action on planning obligations

    Salford Council demands action on planning obligations

    Salford's Labour council has written to Tory minister Greg Clark demanding action on planning obligations

  • Why is attacking trade unions one of the Government’s top priorities?

    Why is attacking trade unions one of the Government’s top priorities?

    The Queen’s Speech sets the government’s agenda for the coming parliament. And today’s gave a clear sign as to what this Tory government – the first in 18 years – considers a priority: taking away workers’ right to legally go on strike.

  • Five years of Tory housing failure revealed

    Tory housing failure revealed

    The Conservatives’ failure on housing means higher rents, more homelessness, less home ownership, and fewer homes built.

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