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Universal Credit and Financial Abuse: exploring the links

Wednesday 20 June

3.00 – 4.30 pm

Committee Room 15, House of Commons

The Women’s Budget Group (WBG), End Violence Against Women Coalition (EVAW) and Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA) invite you to the launch of our new report

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Chair: Heidi Allen MP


Phillipa Whitford MP

Baroness Lister of Burtersett

Marilyn Howard (University of Bristol/Women’s Budget Group)

Aanya (survivor of financial abuse)

In April this year the Work and Pensions Select Committee heard evidence that the default payment of Universal Credit to a single bank account could increase women’s vulnerability to financial abuse.

Our new report Universal Credit and Financial Abuse: exploring the links concludes that:

Join us as we present the findings of the report, hear from survivors and discuss alternative policy options.

Emma Williams
Administrative Officer
UK Women’s Budget Group

07954 370470
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