On benefits, support into work and the NHS – the Tories have failed people in Newcastle who are disabled or in ill health

Chi Onwurah 
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central) (Lab)

There are 4,500 people in Newcastle Central who are out of the workforce and economically inactive due to disability or ill health. The Government have failed them when it comes to the benefits system, failed them when it comes to supporting them to work, which is so important, and failed them when it comes to the NHS. How will the £46 billion black hole in the Government’s plan to abolish national insurance payments enable the Government to fix their failings?



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