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SINGLE PARENTS AND CHILDREN LET DOWN BY WELFARE SYSTEM

This week I spoke out on the fact that children who grow up in single parent families are more likely to grow up in poverty than other children.


More can be done to support single parent families such as removing the discrimination in our welfare system such as removing the Young Person’s Penalty which pays a lower level of Universal Credit to those under 25 as well as more joined up and robust support for those fleeing domestic abuse.


Watch my contributions below 👇




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