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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

News from
Parliament

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

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Malnutrition

Updated on 15 Sep 2017

The Government actively supports the provision of nutritious food in schools. Free school meals are provided to the most disadvantaged pupils as well as to... Read in full

UK Poverty in the Press

Shocking! Dads' Army town evoking Blitz Spirit because so many are relying on food banks

Updated on 19 Sep 2017

Poverty-stricken residents near the Dad's Army town are evoking the Blitz Spirit by donating tins of food to help their neighbours – because so many ... Read in full

It took just one simple step for this GP practice to gain its patients one million pounds

Updated on 19 Sep 2017

There are clear links between poverty and health. According to the 2014 Scottish Health Survey, 56% of people living in the most deprived areas ... Read in full

Watch an entire New York City music festival live in VR

Updated on 19 Sep 2017

The event -- which also runs concerts in Hamburg and Mumbai -- is organized by the Global Poverty Project with the aim of reducing extreme poverty. Read in full