Citizens Advice Stockport announces new Chair, Vice-chair and Treasurer

Mike Hanson was voted in as Chair of Citizens Advice Stockport during the charity’s 79th AGM on Monday 26th November.  Mr Hanson, who was the charity’s Treasurer and until recently was the Chief Executive Officer at Vernon Building Society, replaces Kate Butler. Annette Clowes, who is Managing Director Publishing at Zinc Media PLC was named … Read more

Response to The Poverty Premium in Greater Manchester by GMPA

Citizens Advice Stockport welcomes the report produced by Greater Manchester Poverty Action; The Poverty Premium in Greater Manchester, but say that it isn’t a surprise. Steve Hughes, Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Advice Stockport said: “We welcome the report into the impact the poverty premium in Greater Manchester but are not surprised by the findings. “It … Read more

Universal Credit

Disabled people in Stockport can be more than £300 a month worse off under Universal Credit, Citizens Advice Stockport reveals

Citizens Advice Stockport has said some disabled people in the area could be around £300 a month worse off under Universal Credit compared to the previous system. The new benefit – which rolls 6 legacy benefits such as Jobseeker’s Allowance into one monthly payment – is set to be rolled out in Stockport on 21st … Read more