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People on Universal Credit are struggling to feed themselves already, says a report led by the University of Salford

Research has shown that half of people claiming Universal Credit were living in food insecurity, even before the removal of the £20-a-week uplift.

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“It will push more families into destitution” – Salford Mayor Paul Dennett’s discussion on cuts to Universal Credit

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett says low-income families could end up homeless if the £20 per week Universal Credit bonus is […]

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‘Families are struggling to put food on the table’ – Salford Foodbank manager says Universal Credit needs to be rethought

Salford Foodbank says demand has rocketed after the recent roll-out of universal credit in the area. Universal Credit, which is being […]

‘People are living lives of desperation’ – Salford suffering under Universal Credit says Deputy Mayor

‘People are living lives of desperation’ – Salford suffering under Universal Credit says Deputy Mayor

The roll-out of Universal Credit is plunging Salford families into debt, according to the Deputy Mayor and Salford’s Credit Union.

Salford Foodbank receiving desperate pleas following roll out of Universal Credit

Salford Foodbank has received desperate messages for help from residents who are being affected by the recent roll out of universal credit.

Christmas is cancelled for over 40,000 children this year due to Universal Credit waiting times

IN a bid to help those being affected by the most recent austerity measures, members of Unite the Union in […]

Salford Credit Union plans new payday scheme to “combat” 900% APR loans

Salford Credit Union plans new payday scheme to “combat” 900% APR loans

Salford and the consortium of Greater Manchester Credit Unions are getting together to plan their very own payday loan scheme, […]

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The Green Homes Grant is now available in Salford – here’s how you can insulate your home for less

Image credit: Salboy From today, the Green Homes Grant scheme is being piloted in a number of local authorities, including […]

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Updates on the ongoing fuel and food crisis, how Covid and Brexit are affecting business and ramifications for Salford from the Tory Party conference.