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APPG Chair Kevin Hollinrake MP on Tackling Poverty

Posted on 28 Apr 2017

People often think that a low income is the best indicator of poverty but it’s not the whole story. Issues of poverty can include access to decent housing, community ...Read More

20 July 2017 – Taxpayers Against Poverty: Health Equality Seminar

Posted on 17 Mar 2017

Taxpayers Against Poverty: Health Equality Seminar  Following the success of TAP’s affordable housing series in November 2016, this event will explore the alarming depth of health inequality in modern Britain. The speakers ...Read More

New ebook: Housing, poverty and the good society: what can we achieve by 2025?

Posted on 26 Jan 2017

2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, which was heavily influenced by Beatrice and Sidney Webb’s research on social reform. The report offered a post-war strategy for ...Read More

News from
Parliament

Finance (No. 2) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Updated on 26 Apr 2017

My Lords, I, too, thank the Minister for describing so fully the remaining sections of the Finance Bill to be considered today. We all recognise the constraint... Read in full

Petition - Transitional State Pension Arrangements for Women Born in the 1950S

Updated on 26 Apr 2017

I rise to present a petition on behalf of my constituents for transitional state pension arrangements for women born in the 1950s. Every constituency in this... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

The Kirk praised for helping tackle poverty and inequality by Christian Aid

Updated on 27 May 2017

“Poverty is an avoidable scandal” fuelled by civil war, climate change and gender inequalities, the head of an international church development ... Read in full

Food Power: Empowerment Programme Officer

Updated on 26 May 2017

Do you want to empower people with direct experience of food poverty to play an active role in advocating for long-term solutions to the issues they ... Read in full

Red Nose Day raises money for children in poverty

Updated on 26 May 2017

The comedy telethon raises money to assist children in poverty around the world. The very first Red Nose Day was held almost 30 years ago in the ... Read in full