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New ebook: Housing, poverty and the good society: what can we achieve by 2025?

Posted on 26 Jan 2017

2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, which was heavily influenced by Beatrice and Sidney Webb’s research on social reform. The report offered a post-war strategy for ...Read More

Event: Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium

Posted on 05 Jan 2017

Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium 18 January 2017, 09.30-11.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House The APPG on Poverty and the End Child ...Read More

Blog: What will it take to improve children’s life chances?

Posted on 05 Dec 2016

By Saskia Greenhalgh What will it take to improve children’s life chances? This is the question posed by the Child Poverty Action Group’s (CPAG’s) new book, Improving Children’s Life ...Read More

News from
Parliament

State Pension: Working-Class Women

Updated on 01 Jan 1970

Thank you, Mr Flello, for calling me to speak again, and I congratulate you on your excellent chairing of this debate—if, indeed, we can call it a... Read in full

Public Bill Committee: Local Government Finance Bill: Relevant authorities

Updated on 01 Jan 1970

My hon. Friend makes a good point; it is a shame that the hon. Member for Waveney is not here to help us to think about the impact on coastal areas. When we... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Rural poverty can make the Borders a 'difficult place to live'

Updated on 29 Mar 2017

"The fact that the Borders CAB deals with more debt compared to the national average shows that rural poverty, combined with lower wages and ... Read in full

It's official: 12.7 million Argentines live in poverty, 30.3% of the population

Updated on 29 Mar 2017

At the end of 2016, a family of four needed 13.155 Pesos (approx. US$ 870) a month to purchase the Total Basic Basket to remain above poverty line. Read in full

Housing minister visits pioneering Lockerbie housing development

Updated on 29 Mar 2017

As we have demonstrated, I firmly believe that Passivhaus developments can play a significant role in reducing fuel poverty – and poverty more ... Read in full