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Screening of ‘Professor Green: Living in Poverty’ followed by discussion on the impact of growing up in poverty

Posted on 17 Aug 2017

Wednesday 6 September 2017 14.00-16:00. Grimond Room, Portcullis House. Screening of BBC3 documentary ‘Professor Green: Living in Poverty’ followed by discussion on the effects of growing up in poverty ...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

Launch of End Child Poverty coalition’s ‘Feeling the Pinch’ Report

Posted on 20 Feb 2017

On Wednesday 18th January 2017, the APPG on Poverty hosted a parliamentary seminar to launch the End Child Poverty coalition’s  ‘Feeling the Pinch’ report and campaign The seminar explored the ...Read More

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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty

Updated on 03 Aug 2017

Her Majesty's Government how they define, monitor and assess (1) poverty, and (2) the root causes of poverty, in the UK.... Read in full

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food Poverty

Updated on 03 Aug 2017

Her Majesty's Government whether they are planning to hold discussions with the governments of (1) the Republic of Ireland, (2) Canada, and (3)... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Period Poverty battle: Charity steps in to provide sanitary products for homeless women

Updated on 23 Aug 2017

The move to include sanitary items comes as the issue of “period poverty” has attracted greater recognition, with a number of charities and cross party ... Read in full

Junior League of Longview's: Poverty Conference 2017 has huge turnout

Updated on 22 Aug 2017

People gathered at LeTourneau University's Belcher Center Tuesday with one goal in mind and that was ending poverty. Read in full

Christian Aid welcomes Pope Francis wake up call for refugees

Updated on 22 Aug 2017

... massive numbers of people who have been forced to leave their homes due to persecution, violence, natural disasters and the scourge of poverty. Read in full