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Steve Hughes - Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Advice Stockport

Citizens Advice Stockport writes to PM about Universal Credit Hotline over Christmas period

Citizens Advice Stockport writes to Prime Minister Theresa May MP urging her to reconsider the decision about the Universal Credit hotline over the Christmas break. In the letter, operations manager – Steve Hughes expressed his concerns that the essential service will only be avaliable for three out of ten days. Steve welcomes the decision by … read more

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Citizens Advice Stockport response to announcement that the Prime Minister scraps universal credit helpline charges

Citizens Advice welcomes the decision by the Government to scrap charges on the Universal Credit Helpline but warns that ‘the campaign on Universal Credit is not over yet”. Steve Hughes, Operations Manager for Citizens Advice Stockport said: “We welcome the announcement by the Prime Minister that the charges to call the Universal Credit Helpline will … read more

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Advice Column: Universal Credit

“I am about to apply for Universal Credit for the first time but have been told that there is a six week wait before the first payment. I’m worried that I won’t be able to pay my bills. Is this right, and is there anything I can do?” After applying for Universal Credit, there’s usually … read more

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