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Parliamentary launch of London’s Poverty Profile 2017

Posted on 05 Oct 2017

Invitation to all London MPs and peers: We are delighted to invite you to a London Child Poverty Alliance (LCPA) breakfast event to launch London’s Poverty Profile 2017 on the United Nations’ International Day ...Read More

From poverty to security: visualising solutions that make a difference

Posted on 29 Sep 2017

  The Dole Animators are a group of individuals with experiences of the benefits system based in Leeds. In 2013, they worked with a researcher – Dr Ruth Patrick ...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

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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit

Updated on 20 Oct 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the effect of the six-week wait on universal credit payments on levels of... Read in full

Tobacco Control Plan

Updated on 19 Oct 2017

I will look at that point; as ever, my hon. Friend makes a pertinent point from the Back Benches—where I do not think he will be forever, I might add.... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Agenda: Learning to make a difference as well as a profit

Updated on 23 Oct 2017

Whether addressing homelessness or fuel poverty, it's the ability of business to scale up that offers a real opportunity to drive social impact. This is a ... Read in full

Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding 'boom' decade

Updated on 23 Oct 2017

Between 2004 and 2014, tens of millions of Brazilians emerged from poverty and the country was often cited as an example for the world. High prices ... Read in full

Tobacco farmers should lead reforestation programmes

Updated on 23 Oct 2017

People always mourn about the effects of endless poverty yet their destiny is their hands. Nurturing woodlots will not only improve the people's welfare ... Read in full