General Election 2024

This website was established whilst I was an MP. From 30th May 2024 to 4th July 2024 there are no Members of Parliament due to the dissolution of Parliament and the General Election. I will not be standing again at the General Election. 

Benefits

Universal Credit and Single Parent Families

Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham has been contacted by Changing Realities, a project launched by University of York and Child Poverty Action Group regarding a recent report on Single Parents, Universal Credit and Mental Health. The research found that 32% of Single Parents who are on universal credit suffer with some form of mental health problem compared to 28% for all adults who are on UC.