Jessica Morden Jessica Morden - Labour MP for Newport East, Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons and PPS to Keir Starmer
Yesterday, the UK Government announced that they are removing the £20 Universal Credit uplift. 79% more households are claiming Universal Credit in Newport East since the beginning of the pandemic & rely on the uplift for financial security. Labour will continue to call on the Chancellor to cancel the cut to Universal Credit.
You can read more comments from Ruth Jones MP and I in the South Wales Argus here.