Councilors have heard that the return of the 20-per-week Universal Credit Uplift will force many families in Bari to choose between ‘heating or eating’.
The Beverly Hills Council discussed a motion by the council’s labor group to “stop the universal credit cut”. This will affect 15,300 people in the borough, many of whom are at work.
The motion suggested that the authority write a letter to the prime minister and chancellor urging them to stop the ڈالر 20 deduction on universal credit, and to ask two members of parliament to oppose the cut and oppose it in parliament. Vote
The temporary increase was introduced during an epidemic last year and extended in March, but is due to end in early October.
During the debate, Labor Councilor Lucy Smith said: “The fact that the Conservatives are doing this is a mental disorder. I don’t understand how they can put thousands of children in poverty and endanger thousands of homes. Are
“A charity in my ward provides food for 70 families. Why? Because there is not enough money at home.
“The Tories say they will help people at work. They don’t even understand their system.
Universal Credit is a ‘work-in-progress’ benefit and there are approximately 7,7000 people at work and who rely on it.
“They’ve got a job and they’re working hard but they still need help because the work doesn’t pay anymore. What are these people doing?”
“The caretakers, the shop workers and the cleaners are the main workers who saw us in this epidemic and a lot of Tories pretended to clap. And now you get سے 1 a year from their homes,” he said. 000 and tax them.
The movement said the Child Poverty Action Group said the ترقی 20 development was necessary to ensure that “low-income families have access to child support.”
The Joseph Rowntry Foundation warns that the cuts could push 200,000 more children into poverty in the UK.
Coun Gavin McGill said: “For many people there is a difference between heating 20 pounds a week or eating.
“I have heard arguments from conservatives and they are very similar to those who feed our borough children out of time.
“It doesn’t need to be,” he says. “It was a temporary measure. People should get a job that pays better.”
“All of these arguments blame the person on universal credit.
“As they are saying, people are claiming state benefits through elections rather than necessity.
“It says more about the person who is cutting the lifeline than the people who are clinging to the life they love.
“Like many people, I had to claim the benefits of unemployment and it wasn’t pleasant, but it’s not about my story, it’s about the stories of 15,300 people.
“They don’t want to claim universal credit, but they have to.”
Conservative councilor Russell Bernstein told councilors that the £ 20 withdrawal was not a cut and that his group would vote against the motion.
He said: “There is a difference between what is being considered as temporary growth and what is being considered as a cut in the last 18 months.
“The Conservative group will vote against this move because we believe that the 7 407 billion package, which includes injecting ڈالر 9 billion into our welfare system to help low-income families, helps families in difficult times. Was correct.
“Now that we are moving to the next stage of our rehabilitation, we are convinced that the government is right to start bringing more people back to work.
“Universal Credit will continue to provide a secure security net.
“But as our economy grows with record job vacancies, it’s important to focus on helping people work and keeping them out of the ترقی 20 temporary growth.”
Conservative leader Count Nick Jones said massive work has been done to help people, with living wages rising to 9 8.91.
A significant increase in the lowest paid workers.
He added: “It was a temporary development.
“The government has stepped forward and done a lot to help the very weak.”
A majority of councilors supported the motion, which was voted against by Conservative councilors.