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Evidence sessions of the APPG on Poverty inquiry into the poverty premium

Posted on 28 May 2018

The APPG on Poverty would like to understand the extent of the poverty premium and make recommendations for policymakers and business to alleviate or eradicate it. The APPG on ...Read More

Poverty Premium Inquiry now accepting submissions

Posted on 20 Feb 2018

The APPG on Poverty would like to understand the extent of the poverty premium and make recommendations for policymakers and business to alleviate or eradicate it. We would like ...Read More

‘Happy, Healthy Starts’ – practical ways of tackling child poverty

Posted on 19 Feb 2018

Join us for the launch of Orbit and CPAG’s Happy, Healthy Starts report, which outlines practical actions to help tackle child poverty. It will share steps that can be ...Read More

Launch of APPG Inquiry into the Poverty Premium: Tues 12 December

Posted on 07 Dec 2017

Research has shown that many people living in areas of high deprivation or on low incomes are also subject to the ‘Poverty Premium’, where they are paying higher rates for ...Read More

What are the drivers of poverty in London today? asks New Policy Institute’s Carla Ayrton

Posted on 15 Nov 2017

On 17 October 2017, United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the APPG on Poverty and the APPG for London co-hosted an event with London Child Poverty Alliance to launch London’s Poverty ...Read More

“Genius” Creditworthiness Assessment Bill given cross-party backing, writes The Big Issue’s Liam Geraghty

Posted on 31 Oct 2017

Politicians across Westminster hail Lord Bird’s proposed bill during rental data debate. Ahead of second reading on 24 November 2017, Liam Geraghty outlines the support the bill has received ...Read More

The effects of welfare reform: Sue’s story

Posted on 30 Jul 2017

Sue is part of Dole Animators – a group of people with experience of the social security system in the UK who work together to highlight the effects of welfare reform. ...Read More

News from
Parliament

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: UK Visas and Immigration: Religious Literacy

Updated on 16 Jul 2018

Will the Minister set up a specialised unit in the Home Office so that we can have some religious literacy on this matter? Nuns and priests seeking to come... Read in full

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Women against State Pension Inequality

Updated on 16 Jul 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when she last met with representatives of WASPI women.... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

There's a need to tackle poverty on the Isle of Wight, says Cllr Lilley

Updated on 18 Jul 2018

Ahead of tonight's full council meeting, the Independent Green IW Councillor for Ryde East, Cllr Michael Lilley, shares this news. Ed ... Read in full

Redefine the meaning of fuel poverty to better help Scots affected, say experts

Updated on 18 Jul 2018

A team of experts from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Energy Action Scotland, and Renfrewshire Council, said reconceptualising fuel poverty ... Read in full