Heidi Allen MP writes article for The Sun calling for an end to the Universal Credit five week wait

Heidi Allen MP asks The Sun Readership how they would cope “having no money in the bank”  and then being told they “won’t have any coming in for five weeks”,  unless they are willing to go further into debt. This is the stark reality thousands of Universal Credit claimants face every day due to the …

Heidi Allen MP questions Lloyds Chief Executive on his £6.27M pay package

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“An element of leadership can be saying enough now, we need to change” Heidi Allen MP questioned Antonio Sorta-Osorio, the Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group, on his £6.27M pay package during the Work and Pensions Select Committee oral evidence session on Executive pensions. Heidi and the Select Committee wrote to the Chief Executive questioning …

Heidi Allen MP welcomes the announcement of the breathing space scheme, but questions when Universal Credit policies pushing people further into debt will be considered

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Heidi Allen MP welcomes the government’s announcement of the breathing space scheme for people in problem debt. However, Heidi questions when the government will look at their own policies, specifically the five week wait and advance payments, which are pushing the most vulnerable further into debt.

MPs Call For Inquiry into EU Citizens Denied Their Right to Vote – Update

Heidi recently co- signed a cross party letter, written by Layla Moran MP, calling for an immediate inquiry into EU Citizens denied the right to vote in last month’s European Election. The letter, addressed to the Chair of the Electoral Commission and the Cabinet Secretary, additionally addresses issues faced by UK citizens living abroad.  The …

Heidi Allen MP signs letter calling for the Government to introduce measures to ensure migrant women can access adequate protection

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Heidi Allen MP has signed a letter calling for the government to introduce measures which ensure migrant women can access adequate protection. Following the introduction of the draft Domestic Abuse Bill, Heidi and 21  MPs from across the house have written a letter to the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid. The cross-party letter raises the concerns …