Tag: Domestic Abuse

20th March 2019 3

MPs to Investigate Rise of ‘Survival Sex’ under Universal Credit

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

An investigation has been opened by the Work and Pensions Committee after charities have warned of a rise in ‘survival…

1st August 2018 3

Report warns of Domestic Abuse risk posed by Universal Credit but does it go far enough? Plus Male victims get no mention

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

A report by Work and Pensions Committee has warned that the way Universal Credit is paid per household means abusers could take control of the entire budget, leaving vulnerable victims and their children dependent on an abusive partner to survive. Whilst it’s as start I don’t think that this report goes far enough.