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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 Education: Children: Poverty

Updated on 19 Sep 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the merits of introducing an initiative similar to the Welsh Government's... Read in full

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Poverty

Updated on 18 Sep 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the merits of replicating the Welsh Government's child poverty strategy.... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Obama slams Senate GOP health care proposal

Updated on 20 Sep 2017

Obama also warned Wednesday that nationalist sentiments could stymie efforts to combat poverty and disease. "Nationalist thought, xenophobic ... Read in full

Christians Against Poverty Job Club start new course to help people find employment in Tiverton

Updated on 20 Sep 2017

Now, thanks to staff and volunteers from local Christian churches who have undergone training with the charity Christians Against Poverty, the town ... Read in full

Hawksmoor Lead New Charity Initiative to Tackle Food and Water Poverty

Updated on 20 Sep 2017

Some of the UK's leading restaurant owners, investors and operators has come together to launch a new charity initiative which will seek to raise ... Read in full