Food Banks

Part of Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:53 pm on 17th December 2014.

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Photo of Pamela Nash Pamela Nash Labour, Airdrie and Shotts 5:53 pm, 17th December 2014

I have had to sign on myself, and I remember waiting until I was in dire straits financially before I went and did that. Does the hon. Gentleman agree that 16 days is far too long for someone to wait before receiving jobseeker’s allowance?