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Universal Credit and disability support payments are failing Stroud people - David Drew MP

Here in Stroud we are seeing the evidence of our broken benefits system, and particularly the heartless way it treats people with disabilities. Over 70 per cent of people in Stroud who are turned down for disability payment PIP, have that decision over-turned at tribunal and their payments reinstated. But they are waiting 10 months for that decision - at huge emotional and financial cost

Why Stroud station must be a priority for accessibility improvements - Read David's full submission to GWR and Network Rail

This week I made my submission to GWR and Network Rail which is currently deciding which station in the southwest should be a priority for investment from the £300 million Access for All government funding.

Everyone deserves to be able to access our trains and to travel into Stroud. Read my full submission below.

Food we can rely on

Alongside Brexit itself, some of the issues most likely to affect our future well-being include the government’s proposals for our farming and fishing industries.