Umbrella campaign group forms to oppose Government's welfare cuts

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Universal Credit and also in Central Government, Housing

Tenants, Disabled People Against Cuts and other campaigners are linking up in a national campaign against cuts on housing and other benefits. Forty people from 31 campaign groups, tenants and trade unions met on January 19 in London and agreed to build an umbrella campaign to oppose "attacks on the poor and to fight for benefit justice". The PCS trade union, with members in Job Centres and benefit offices, and Unite trade union are among those backing a united campaign. Initial plans include a protest...

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