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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

...Minister, my hon. Friend the Member for Swansea East (Carolyn Harris), for their contributions, and for highlighting the experiences of so many hundreds of thousands—indeed, millions—of WASPI women; the poverty they have experienced and, indeed, the betrayal that so many of them feel at the tearing-up of the contract between state and citizen. While I thank the Minister for... Read in full

Public Bill Committee: Local Government Finance Bill: Relevant authorities

Updated on 01 Jan 1970

...to businesses—as the Opposition do regularly—infrastructure investment is one of the areas that they continue to cite as crucial for future economic growth. We are all aware of the regional inequality in this country and the need to try to generate further economic growth at a faster pace outside London and the south-east. I am not surprised that the Chancellor of the Exchequer... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Blog: New thinking needed to tackle fuel poverty

Updated on 23 Feb 2017

Castle Rock Edinvar's Richard Jennings asks how do we innovate to solve the problem of too many people living in cold homes? There is a genuine ... Read in full

The Big Interview: Professor Eileen Evason talks to VIEW about welfare reform

Updated on 22 Feb 2017

VIEW: With regards to poverty, how far have we progressed in terms of equality for people in Northern Ireland who are suffering from the effects of it? Read in full

Ryde councillor to highlight the 'Forgotten Poverty' during Big Pancake Day

Updated on 22 Feb 2017

Food poverty is a hidden issue on the Isle of Wight so as part of the national event, Big Pancake Day, Ryde councillor Michael Lilley will be flipping ... Read in full