Welfare

LETTER: Cross Party MPs call for action to protect Afghan Nationals

A cross-party group of Members of Parliament have written to the Home Secretary asking for urgent action to protect Afghan nationals. The full letter and signatories below: SENT VIA EMAIL to Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department 19 August 2021 Re: Securing adequate protection for Afghan nationals Dear Home Secretary, The …

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OMIW ARTICLE: After 2 Years of Campaigning, Six Month Rule for People with Terminal Illness Scrapped

Last week, there was some rare welcome news from the UK Government on my #scrap6months campaign to improve access to welfare support for people living with terminal illnesses. As some of you may recall, back in 2017, I set up a cross-party group on Terminal Illness after hearing about the horrific treatment my constituent received …

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Marie Curie

RELEASE: Drew Hendry MP & Jason Isaacs Support Marie Curie ‘s 35th Great Daffodil Appeal

Drew Hendry MP, Chair of the UK Government All-Party Parliamentary Group for Terminal Illness, and Harry Potter actor, Jason Isaacs, have joined forces to support end of life charity Marie Curie provide care and support to more people living with a terminal illness. Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey MP Drew Hendry and Marie Curie Ambassador …

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serious on tackling poverty

RELEASE: Tory Government needs to get serious on tackling poverty

UK GOVERNMENT MUST MATCH HOLYROOD’S EFFORTS, NEW REPORT SHOWS To mark the beginning of Challenge Poverty Week, local MP Drew Hendry has renewed calls on the UK Government to get serious on tackling poverty and make the COVID Universal Credit increase permanent and extend it to legacy benefits. Mr Hendry’s calls follow a new report …

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