Motion: Universal Credit Scheme

Council - 7th November 2017

To consider the following motion of which due notice has been given:

‘This Council notes the well documented and evidenced hardship caused in England, Scotland and Wales by the roll out of Universal Credit; this Council calls for an immediate halt to the rollout of Universal Credit across the North to protect the most vulnerable and the disadvantaged from poverty, rent arrears and homelessness; writes to party leaders calling on them to work together to deliver a system that is fair, practical and compassionate.’

Proposed by: Councillor J Coyle