Thanks to public pressure, the Government has announced some support for families and children in England, which will help towards food and bills this winter.
But these measures will only go so far. The pandemic is far from over, and it’s dragging more UK families into hardship.
This month Rishi Sunak will announce next year’s budget, and families could lose £1000 a year if he takes away the £20 uplift to Universal Credit. Now's the time to make sure families don’t lose this lifeline.
Write your MP a postcard asking the government to commit to keeping the £20 uplift to Universal Credit beyond April and extending it to the Legacy Benefits.