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Question to council: William Marshal

Richard Stainthorp to ask the Lead Councillor for Culture Heritage and Recreation: William Marshal As I am sure the Lead Councillor is awar...

3 Aug 2019

Stop Universal Credit!

On Thursday 1 August I joined Reading residents protesting about the cruelty of Universal Credit at an event organised by Unite Community. We heard first hand accounts of the poverty the system is causing from ReadiFood Food Bank, disability campaigners, and claimant's friends and family.

It was good to see Reading Trades Union Council, trade unionists, Labour councillors, Labour members and the new Executive Committee of Reading and District Labour Party join Berkshire Disabled People Against Cuts and residents.