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End Child Poverty – Feeling the Pinch: the high cost of rent-to-own

Posted on 02 Nov 2017

14.15-15.45 | Monday 13 November 2017 | Tea & coffee will be served from 14.15  The All Party Parliamentary Group on Debt and Personal Finance and the All Party ...Read More

From poverty to security: visualising solutions that make a difference

Posted on 29 Sep 2017

The Dole Animators are a group of Leeds-based individuals with experience of the benefits system. In 2013 they worked with Liverpool University researcher, Dr Ruth Patrick, to make a ...Read More

Blog: Dan Jarvis MP: “We need a new approach to child poverty”

Posted on 15 Feb 2017

A new bill being introduced to Parliament will set a new target to end child poverty, says Dan Jarvis MP Dan Jarvis, MP for Barnsley Central, wrote a guest ...Read More

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Public Accounts Commission: Child Maintenance Service

Updated on 16 Nov 2017

It is perhaps not surprising that while Brexit dominates most political debate, issues of huge importance sometimes slip through the scrutiny of this place,... Read in full

Older Persons: Human Rights and Care - Motion to Take Note

Updated on 16 Nov 2017

My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating my noble friend Lord Foulkes on bringing this debate to your Lordships’ House today and on... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Pope Francis all smiles as he tucks into pasta lunch with poverty-hit

Updated on 19 Nov 2017

Pope Francis has celebrated Mass with poor people in the splendour of St Peter's Basilica and denounced those who dismiss poverty as “not my ... Read in full

Pope Francis: Homily for first World Day of the Poor

Updated on 19 Nov 2017

To love the poor means to combat all forms of poverty, spiritual and material. And it will also do us good. Drawing near to the poor in our midst will touch our lives. It will remind us of what really counts: to love God and our neighbour. Only this lasts forever, everything else passes away. What we invest in ... Read in full


Updated on 19 Nov 2017

"The idea came about when all the staff and volunteers went to see Ken's latest film I, Daniel Blake; he was dealing with a subject and painting a picture of real life in the UK" says Alec McFadden, SUCRC Manager "In 2017, every day our centre has to deal with issues like poverty, benefit sanctions, ... Read in full