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Our Manifesto Asks 2024

We are asking the next government to commit to four main asks. Download our manifesto document or take a look at the breakdown below.

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With a General Election looming, we need to see a real commitment to change for the 3.5 million people struggling with problem debt. After years of cost of living pressures, the next Government must place financial security at the heart of its agenda.

Our asks for 2024

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Hear from our CEO Vikki Brownridge

In an opinion piece for Big Issue, StepChange CEO Vikki Brownridge breaks down the changes urgently needed to help the millions of people in the UK facing financial vulnerability.

Read the full article here

The Private Rental Sector

Commit to a more secure private rental sector and protect people in financial difficulty from losing their home.

Bailiff Regulation

Introduce a statutory regulator for Bailiffs. Stamp out bad practice and stop households from unfair enforcement action.

The Debt Advice Landscape

Certainty for the debt advice landscape, effective regulation of IVAs, and ensuring debt solutions work effectively for people in problem debt.


The Cost of Living

Help people avoid financial hardship by building savings, introducing social tariffs for people on the lowest incomes and provide an adequate social safety net for everyone.

Read our manifesto asks in full.

The manifesto document breaks down the need and impact of each of our asks in detail.

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Contact details

Get in touch with our policy team.

 Sophie Morris - sophie.morris@stepchange.org

 Peter Tutton - peter.tutton@stepchange.org