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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

G7 Summit and Future Trade Relations - Question for Short Debate

Updated on 21 Jun 2018

My Lords, I, too, thank my noble friend Lady McIntosh of Pickering for her Question. I thank her and other noble Lords for their rich and probing challenges.... Read in full

Refugee Family Reunion

Updated on 21 Jun 2018

I thank my hon. Friend for raising that point. I am afraid that I have not seen that series, but I will certainly look out for it. On his second point, a key ... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

£24000-a-year school criticised over 'austerity day' lunch of jacket potatoes

Updated on 22 Jun 2018

£8k-a-term @StPaulsGirls_ school plays at poverty. Can they really be unaware that for families living in poverty today, this 'austerity' meal is ... Read in full

Cruel by design: How Universal Credit punishes children, domestic abuse victims, disabled people ...

Updated on 22 Jun 2018

CommonSpace spoke to The Poverty Alliance and Policy and Parliament Officer, Neil Cowan, in light of the NAO report: “This report makes clear that ... Read in full

Compass chef Rob Kennedy announced as chef ambassador for Brakes' Meals & More charity

Updated on 22 Jun 2018

In the early 2000s, eradicating child poverty by 2020 was government policy and enshrined in law. However, following the global economic crisis, the ... Read in full