Over the past two years 2 million welfare benefit claimants have been sanctioned. This has led to the unemployed, disabled and chronically ill people going hungry and the spread of food banks as a last resort for many people in poverty situations.
Unite the Unions Community Section are organising a meeting in Durham Miners Association on 21st January at 11 am, with the aim of bringing together interested parties to coordinate a practical response to these cruel an unnecessary attacks on the most vulnerable people in our society. Unite have invited a wide range of groups and societies that are already working tirelessly to alleviate the problems caused by the welfare reforms some of which are listed below we hope you can attend this important meeting and suggest ways in which we can help oppose these appalling policies.
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