After a year of hard work from an avid team of campaigners and supporters, the WOW petition (War On Welfare) gained over 100,000 signatures and as a result the idea of a cumulative impact assessment on welfare reforms and amendments will be debated in Parliament today.
Campaigners have planned a vigil outside the House of Commons from 10:30am this morning to lobby more MPs. Find out more at the event page here and don’t forget to tune in from 11:30 to hear the debate.
This has been a great campaign for a much needed debate, so make sure you show your support (which you can find out more about via the WOW petition website) and join the conversation on social media.
In the meantime, re-cap on this wonderful speech given by WOW petition supporter and comedienne Francesca Martinez at the People’s Assembly last year: