I’ve signed Compassion in Politics’ #StopTheNastiness pledge, committing to campaign with respect, call out hate, and promote compassion.
UK Politics has become more toxic than ever. Female MPs in particular, have been the target of vile abuse. It should not be allowed to become normalised and an accepted part of being in the public eye.
But it starts with politicians themselves. All candidates should sign up for – and demonstrate – respectful politics. Let’s lead by example in this General Election and beyond.
Put simply, every adult would receive a minimum payment of £89 a week, unconditionally. Additional payments would go to those facing barriers to work, including disabled people and single parents. There would also be a higher rate for pensioners.