APPG on Poverty News Read All

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

Posted on 26 Mar 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. Following strong interest, ...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

School Funding: Social Care

Updated on 25 Apr 2018

I am grateful to the hon. Lady for providing me with a nice segue. On Monday, Paul Robinson, the chief executive of her council—Tory Worcestershire... Read in full

Internally Displaced People

Updated on 25 Apr 2018

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Meriden (Dame Caroline Spelman) on securing this... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Eva Chen, Prabal Gurung, Phillip Lim, and more attend Apex for Youth's 26th annual gala

Updated on 26 Apr 2018

“When I learned about this organization and learned some of the statistics… including how high of a percentage that the Asian community lives below the poverty line, it was just shocking to me,” Eva Chen, head of fashion partnerships at Instagram, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “I do think that there's this ... Read in full

Hilary Long: We don't need to test P1 children, we need to let them play

Updated on 26 Apr 2018

The next day I read about how record numbers of families are using food banks as the crisis in relation to child poverty in Scotland deepens. I have also followed avidly the issue of testing in the English education system and the protests from parents, teachers and Teachers Unions against testing very ... Read in full

LETTER: Southern Poverty Law Center deserves support

Updated on 26 Apr 2018

SPLC designates hate groups based on whether they attack or malign an entire class of people. Occupy Wall Street is a protest movement against corporate greed and corruption, economic inequality, and the undue bearing of corporations on government. SPLC does not cover it because Occupy is not ... Read in full