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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

NHS Long-Term Plan: Sewel Convention

Updated on 18 Jun 2018

Diolch yn fawr, Llefarydd. It is an honour to be the first to speak for Wales in the debate this evening. I welcome the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster... Read in full

NHS Long-Term Plan

Updated on 18 Jun 2018

How does the Secretary of State plan to lead the transformation from reactive hospital care to preventive community care? He has presided over a fall in... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Letter: United Way Poverty Simulation will change your perspective

Updated on 19 Jun 2018

However, for some, this is an everyday worry. Twelve percent of Minnesotans live in poverty. In Goodhue County, the poverty rate is 10.9 percent. Read in full

The working poor: Britain's families living on the breadline

Updated on 19 Jun 2018

Work is the best route out of poverty – it's a slogan popular with politicians both left and right for the past two decades. But as the country surges ... Read in full

Households facing greatest risk of fuel poverty least likely to access support, finds Citizens Advice

Updated on 19 Jun 2018

The households facing the greatest risk of fuel poverty are the least likely to access financial support, according to a new report from Citizens Advice ... Read in full