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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

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fuel Poverty

Updated on 01 Aug 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made, or intend to make, of the report by the Institute for Public Policy Research, Beyond ECO:... Read in full

Written Answers — Treasury: Poverty

Updated on 31 Jul 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to end the poverty premium.... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Life on the edge - Scottish rapper probes UK wealth gap at Fringe

Updated on 13 Aug 2018

Using his own memoirs as a hook to talk about poverty has proved successful, and this year McGarvey won Britain's prestigious Orwell prize for ... Read in full

New scheme to tackle period poverty in Guernsey

Updated on 12 Aug 2018

A new scheme is being set up in Guernsey to try and tackle period poverty. Sanitary products will now be available at the food bank on the island for ... Read in full

Homeless in Athens pushed deep into poverty after bailouts end

Updated on 11 Aug 2018

Sky high taxes, plummeting pensions and swingeing austerity cuts – that's the price Greece is paying as it ends eight years of international bailouts. Read in full