We presented a motion to local authorities in the North East in March 2019.
The motion follows a briefing by Just Fair following the UK mission by UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston, last November. The briefing shows that tax and welfare cuts since 2010 have breached the human rights to social security and an adequate standard of living. The briefing was supported by 15 local and national groups working on fair taxation, community engagement, workers’ rights, child poverty, equality and food security.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston, visited the UK in November, including