Universal Credit claims have doubled since the pandemic – and a £20 increase is nowhere near enough. Six million people are now stuck in a bureaucratic maze of five-week waits, low payments and benefit sanctions.
The political sparring over reproductive healthcare in the US is notorious, but there’s another struggle going on, too – one between abortion clinic staff and their union-busting bosses.
Over the past decade Tory governments have used voluntary work as cover for their cutbacks. We can’t let them do it again now – it’s time to properly fund public services.