Tax credits- We’re making an impact!

38 Degrees members have come out in force against Osborne’s proposed cuts to tax credits. In the aftermath of the Lords vote to force delays to the cuts, here are some other examples of 38 Degrees members’ impact in the campaign to oppose these cuts, which would devastate families across the country:

In National Press:

[1] The Daily Mail: ‘George Osborne peers DEFEAT plan to slash tax credits for three million families:’
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3289711/Osborne-retreat-tax-credit-cuts-ministers-plead-Lords-not-throw-measures-crunch-vote-today.html

[2] The Independent: ‘Tax credits: House of Lords votes to delay cuts by three years’:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tax-credit-cuts-delayed-by-house-of-lords-hollis-amendment-osborne-a6709846.html

[3] AOL News: ‘George Osborne ‘in listening mode’ over tax credit cuts:
http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2015/10/26/george-osborne-in-listening-mode-over-tax-credit-cuts–minister/

[4] The Spectator: ‘Going to war with the Lords over tax credits would retoxify the Conservatives’:
http://blogs.new.spectator.co.uk/2015/10/going-to-war-with-the-lords-over-tax-credits-would-retoxify-the-conservatives/

[5] Huffington Post: ‘David Cameron’s ‘Lies’ On Child Tax Credits Revealed In Pre Election Television Footage’:
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/20/mash-up-video-exposes-david-camerons-broken-promise-on-tax-credits-_n_8337702.html

 

In Local Press:

[6] East London Lines: ‘15,000 Lewisham families will be affected by tax credit cuts warns Labour:’
http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2015/10/15000-lewisham-families-will-be-affected-by-tax-credits-cuts-warns-labour/

[7] Cambridge News: ‘Watch South Cambs MP Heidi Allen explain her “remarkable” speech opposing changes to tax credits:
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Watch-South-Cambs-MP-Heidi-Allen-explain-8220/story-28057170-detail/story.html

[8] Evesham Journal: ‘Exclusive: More than 22, 000 Worcestershire families in line to be stung by tax credit cuts:
http://www.eveshamjournal.co.uk/news/13882842.Exclusive__More_than_22_000_Worcestershire_families_in_line_to_be_stung_by_tax_credit_cuts/

[9] Gloucestershire Echo: ‘Shocking statistics show one in five children in Cheltenham lives in poverty:’
http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/Shocking-statistics-children-Cheltenham-lives/story-27937629-detail/story.html

[10] Stroud News: ‘Stroud families unite in opposition to tax credit cuts’:
http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/13885515.Stroud_families_unite_in_opposition_to_tax_credit_cuts/

[11] Yorkshire Evening Post: ‘£37m tax credit cuts bombshell for Leeds families’:
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/37m-tax-credit-cuts-bombshell-for-leeds-families-1-7534743

[12] Eastern Daily Press: ‘Public give thumbs down to Osborne’s tax credits as Lords prepare for vote’:
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/politics/public_give_thumbs_down_to_osborne_s_tax_credits_as_lords_prepare_for_vote_1_4284377

[13] Stroud Life: ‘Tax credit cut “not easy – but fair – Stroud MP’:
http://www.stroudlife.co.uk/Tax-credit-cut-easy-fair-Stroud-MP/story-28055521-detail/story.html

[14] Third Force News: ‘Scots say no to Tory tax credit cuts’:
http://thirdforcenews.org.uk/tfn-news/Scots-say-no-to-Tory-tax-credit-cuts

[15] City AM: ‘Tax credit cuts poll: Over half of Londoners want chancellor George Osborne to make changes, but Britons accept it as necessary’
http://www.cityam.com/227292/poll-over-half-of-londoners-want-chancellor-george-osborne-to-make-changes-to-cutting-tax-credits

[16] The Western Gazette: ‘More than half in South West would back a u-turn on tax credit cuts, according to new poll’:
http://www.westerngazette.co.uk/half-South-West-u-turn-tax-credit-cuts-according/story-28052918-detail/story.html

[17] Wells Journal: ‘38 Degrees: 1 in 5 children in Wells constituency live in poverty and Osborne will make it worse’:
http://www.wellsjournal.co.uk/38-degrees-1-5-children-Wells-constituency-live/story-27947736-detail/story.html

[18] Bury Free Press: Bury St Edmunds mum call on town’s MP to help stop controversial tax credit cuts:
http://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/local/latest-news/bury-st-edmunds-mum-calls-on-town-s-mp-to-help-stop-controversial-tax-credit-cuts-1-7020657

[19] Bedford Today: ‘Petition calls for MP Richard Fuller to oppose cuts to tax credits’
http://www.bedfordtoday.co.uk/news/community-news/petition-calls-for-mp-richard-fuller-to-oppose-cuts-to-tax-credits-1-7027603

[20] Worcester News: Exclusive: More than 22,000 Worcestershire families in line to be stung by tax credit cuts:
http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/13882842.Exclusive__More_than_22_000_Worcestershire_families_in_line_to_be_stung_by_tax_credit_cuts/