Submitted by Paula Scott on Tuesday 28th April 2020
Published on Friday 3rd July 2020
Current status: Closed
Closed: Sunday 3rd January 2021
Extend Covid-19 benefit increases to legacy benefit claimants
Many legacy benefits claimants already live in poverty. Excluding them from Covid financial support unfairly penalises those who may not have access to other support or employment opportunities due to lockdown.
All across the country people are being financially impacted by the pandemic and lockdown. While additional financial support is being provided to many, people already on legacy benefits such as JSA and ESA have been excluded from the support package while those on Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit have been given an increase. I propose that to prevent unfair discrimination legacy benefit claimants and Child Tax Credit are given similar additional support.
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