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The uneven impact of welfare reform – a new report

Apr 05, 2016

Last month a new report was published using research from Sheffield Hallam University, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Oxfam. The report highlights the effects of pre-2015 welfare reforms and the anticipated impact of further reform across the United Kingdom. It is estimated that new reforms will take in the region of £13bn a year from claimants by 2020-21.

Local MP Jon Cruddas fights the Bedroom Tax

Mar 11, 2015

Recent statistics have highlighted that the effect of the Bedroom Tax locally is set to increase. Local MP Jon Cruddas is in full support of the Labour Party’s promise to abolish the hated ‘Tax’.

As of August 2014, 671 families in Dagenham and Rainham were paying the Bedroom Tax according to the Department of Work and Pensions statistics.

Ken announces new housing policy during visit to Havering

Apr 12, 2012

Thursday 12th April 2012 

'I'm going to bring back 50% of market rents ceiling in London'

Local MP Jon Cruddas Praises “Fantastic Work” of Barking and Dagenham Council

Feb 24, 2012

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council set out its priorities for the coming years this week, placing an emphasis on its aim to do what it can to improve the lives of local residents in tough financial times. The plans drew praise from the Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas, who praised the “fantastic work” of the council in developing its vision for the future.

Stop rogue landlords blighting our borough

Sep 28, 2011

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has teamed up with the Barking and Dagenham Post to  campaign for better housing  for tenants.


Jon is calling for irresponsible landlords to be "named and shamed" if they fail top provide a safe and healthy living environment.


Jon Cruddas MP said: "There are many good private landlords out there but there are those who fail to take their full responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment.

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