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Stockport Express Column October 2017

The reform of the benefit system in our country is long overdue, and the introduction of Universal Credit was planned to simplify a complex system and guarantee that work pays and having a job is better than a life on benefits.

However, instead of improving things, the government has created a system which is not fit for purpose. Universal Credit, which merges six benefits and tax credits into one, is supposed to be flexible, making it easier for people to move into a job, cope with periods of insecure employment and ensure in-work payments for low-income families.

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NEW LAW NEEDED TO CRACKDOWN ON INTERNET ‘CATFISH’

Debate on Catfishing in Westminster Hall

A new law to tackle the growing menace of online sex predators who create false identities to lure people into relationships, will be called for in the Commons today.
 
Ann Coffey MP will highlight the plight of Matt Peacock, a male model from Stockport, who has had his identify stolen online for the past four years by a ‘catfish’ who has used his pictures on dating websites to create fake social media profiles to entice women.

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MP Praises health project co-designed by children

 

PRESS RELEASE FROM ANN COFFEY MP

 MP praises health project co-designed by children

(Picture attached: Ann Coffey presented awards to children from St Anne’s in Stockport)

Ann Coffey MP has praised as ‘trailblazers’ young people who worked as equal partners with professionals in designing an innovative health project.

The MP for Stockport presented awards at Salford University MediaCityUK to pupils from St Anne’s in Stockport for their contribution to the ‘Not Just a Thought…’ project.

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