Budget: Labour Youth campaign on jobseekers allowance didn’t convince the government

Chair of Trinity Labour Youth says they’re “devastated not to see a much needed increase in Jobseeker’s Allowance for under 26s”


The chair of Trinity Labour Youth has said she is “devastated” that the campaign to reverse controversial cuts to jobseekers allowance for those aged under 26, did not result in the government doing so in today’s budget.

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