Local Welfare Assistance Fund
We, the undersigned call on Government to rethink its decision to scrap the £347 million Local Welfare Assistance fund. This fund is used by councils to provide emergency support. Its removal - after April 2015 - will make it increasingly difficult to help vulnerable people facing short-term crises, as well as place an enormous strain on third sector organisations in local communities who exist to help those in need.
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Wednesday 26 March 2014
Thursday 3 July 2014