Month: July 2018

LOCAL MP BACKS HOUSING FEDERATIONS’ ‘5 ASKS CAMPAIGN’ ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT

SNP MP Drew Hendry has backed a new campaign from The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, England’s National Housing Federation, Community Housing Cymru and the Northern Irish Federation of Housing Associations, which calls for a radical overhaul of the Universal Credit system, to protect people from the threat of eviction. The multi-agency campaign has joined …

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Best intentions aren’t enough to prevail in politics

Politics is at its best when politicians set aside what divides them. As Councillor, then as Leader of the Council and now as your Member of Parliament, I’ve worked across many political divides for this very reason. I believe it’s what people rightly expect from those in the privileged position of public life. Yet, three …

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