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Evidence sessions of the APPG on Poverty inquiry into the poverty premium

Posted on 26 Mar 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. Following strong interest, ...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

Gaza: Un Human Rights Council Vote: Tenant Fees Bill

Updated on 21 May 2018

I would certainly like the Government to look at what advice and support is offered to people who find themselves in extremis.Landlords’ loss of earnings... Read in full

Gaza: Un Human Rights Council Vote: Private Members’ Bills: Money Resolutions

Updated on 21 May 2018

I commend the hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton (Afzal Khan) on securing this debate, and thank you, Mr Speaker, for granting time for us to debate this issue... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Schools to get £50m to help reduce attainment gap

Updated on 22 May 2018

Delighted to set out the next stage in our investment to close the poverty-related attainment gap on a visit to @clydebankhigh – one of many schools ... Read in full

Darren McGarvey: A journey from wits' end to Orwell Prize nomination

Updated on 22 May 2018

On Saturday night, I came into the house after cutting the front grass to find my first book Poverty Safari had been shortlisted for an Orwell Prize; ... Read in full

Scottish funeral firm Gaulds 'rewards hard work' with living wage

Updated on 22 May 2018

Peter Kelly, director of the Poverty Alliance pointed out that the real living wage makes an impact on levels of in-work poverty in Scotland while there is ... Read in full