10/01/2023

Alliance Warns Of Potential Of 'Low-Income Crisis'

Urgent action is needed to prevent the cost of living crisis running into a 'low-income' crisis, Alliance Communities spokesperson Kellie Armstrong MLA has said.
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The Strangford MLA was speaking after meeting Les Allamby, who was Chair of the independent advisory panel which recently completed a review of the Department for Communities' welfare mitigation measures. Ms Armstrong said the panel's recommendations could help stop further financial crises occurring down the line.

"We are in the midst of a cost of living crisis the likes of which none of us have ever experienced," she said.

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