Five weeks is too long to wait for Universal Credit – join the campaign

25th February 2019


“We’re a country that prides itself on making sure proper support is in place for each other when help is most needed – that’s why we created our fire service, our health service, and our benefits system.

But Universal Credit – our new benefits system – isn’t the poverty-fighting reform that was promised.

In 2018, our research showed a 52% average increase in food bank use in areas that have had Universal Credit for at least 12 months compared to 13% in areas that have not….”

To read more of this important blog by Tom Say, Campaigns Manager of our umbrella charity, the Trussell Trust and find out how you can help the #5WeeksTooLong campaign – click here.

Sign up now to join the campaign or find out more on the Trussell Trust website.



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