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Fix Universal Credit to prevent more people going hungry

Section: Policy into PracticeType: News Item Date Published: 11th July 2018

Add your support to a new campaign encouraging the UK Government to improve Universal Credit flexibility and support.

End Hunger UK have launched a petition following a report which highlights the effect of an inflexible entitlement on food poverty across the UK.

Their call to action is addressed directly to the Prime Minister Theresa May MP:

“We share a vision of a society where everyone has access to good food, and no one has to go to bed hungry. We call on Government to fix Universal Credit to prevent more people going hungry.  We all rely on the welfare safety net being there for us in times of financial stress or hardship.  But Universal Credit is currently failing in this task.”

You can add your name to the petition now via the End Hunger UK website (this link will take you away from our website) or on Twitter using the hashtags #endhungeruk and #fixuniversalcredit.

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