Stop Welfare Cuts

Rev Paul Nicolson from Zacchaeus 2000 speaking at the Meeting opposing the Welfare Reform Bill hosted by Baroness Afshar and John McDonnell MP, Houses of Parliament on 6 May 2009

Claire Glasman from WinVisible (Women with visible and invisible disabilities) speaking at the Meeting opposing the Welfare Reform Bill hosted by Baroness Afshar and John McDonnell MP, Houses of Parliament on 6 May 2009

"Parents should be paid the national average wage to care for their children ..."

 

“…parents should be given the option of one of them being paid the national average wage while they give up work to care for any children under the age of three. This could be paid to one parent to do so, full-time or divided between the parents, if...

The Independent 25 Sept 2008

Deborah Orr rightly points out that the call for payment for caring work is as relevant today as it was in the 1970s ("Why does the Government think we're a nation of bad parents?", 24 September) and yes, the Wages for Housework Campaign is still very much alive and in 2000 launched the Global Women's Strike, whose principle is "Invest in...

From 2003:

for more information: Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad: www.seg-social.es Benestar i Familia: www.gencat.net/benestar

Mothers(including single mothers)

Amount: 291,00 € annually
 *for each child, 581.66€ annually...