East Hull MP, Karl Turner, has said Hull and the East Riding Citizens Advice Bureau is a vital front line service that supports people to overcome the challenges they face.
Last year Citizens Advice helped people in East Hull with 13,032 problems. The top five most common problems were:
New evidence shows 78% of Citizens Advice clients said they wouldn’t have been able to solve their problem without the help they received from their local service.
Karl Turner, MP for East Hull said:
“Hull and East Riding Citizens Advice is a vital front line service that supports people to overcome the challenges they face. As your local Member of Parliament I am acutely aware of how issues such as debt, employment and housing affect the area. I intend to work closely with Citzens Advice to tackle these problems head on.”
Gillian Guy, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice said:
“The right advice can help people find a way forward. It’s very reassuring to know the charity has the backing of Karl Turner, who recognises the difference free and impartial advice can make to people going through difficult times. Working together with Karl, we want to empower people to address their problems so they can change their situation for the better.”
Karl hosts a surgery run by Hull and East Riding Citizens Advice on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. If you would like to make an appointment please call 01482 781019. You can follow Karl on twitter here.