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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

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State Pension: Working-Class Women

Updated on 09 Feb 2017

Thank you, Mr Flello, for calling me to speak again, and I congratulate you on your excellent chairing of this debate—if, indeed, we can call it a... Read in full

Public Bill Committee: Local Government Finance Bill: Relevant authorities

Updated on 09 Feb 2017

My hon. Friend makes a good point; it is a shame that the hon. Member for Waveney is not here to help us to think about the impact on coastal areas. When we... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

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Updated on 28 Apr 2017

While Brexit remains the flag under which this election sails, there are many problems that need addressed – including around poverty, health, social ... Read in full

The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty. Daron Acemoglu & James A.Robinson

Updated on 28 Apr 2017

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty. Daron Acemoglu &. Image 1 of 3. Previous image Next image. Full screen gallery. Read in full

Has the SNP overseen the biggest in-work poverty increase since devolution?

Updated on 28 Apr 2017

The Labour leader was referring to Scottish in-work poverty statistics, which look at relative poverty both before housing costs (BHC) and after (AHC). Read in full