Search Results for "universal credit"

Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett speaks at the 'A Bed Every Night' remote conference. - Image taken from youtube

“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 […]

Image credit: Ellis Clarke(?)

‘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, […]

Foodbank Donations ( CC: Gemma Fish)

Salford joins Right to Food campaign to end child hunger

Thousands of Salford children relying on food vouchers should never be allowed to go hungry, says the council. Salford City […]

Credit: Salford Food Parcels

“We will give them food as long as they need it” – Salford Food Parcels prepare for Christmas

Amid Coronavirus restrictions and Christmas, independent organisation Salford Food Parcels are as busy as ever and have put out over 3,000 […]