APPGP Upcoming Events

JUL 17

Taxpayers Against Poverty: Health Equality Seminar

Macmillan Room, Portcullis House

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 will examine the socio-economic factors that govern life chances and health outcomes. Over the course of nine weeks Dr Angela Donkin of the Institute of Health Equity, Richard Wilkinson and ...Read More

APPGP Past Events

18 January 2017, 09.30-11.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House The APPG on Poverty and the End Child Poverty Coalition are delighted to host this important seminar on the impact of rising prices and reducing family income. January can be a ...Read More

What will it take to improve children’s life chances? The APPG on Poverty and Child Poverty Action Group are delighted to host this event introducing CPAG’s new publication, Improving children’s life chances. The government has made a commitment to improve children’s ...Read More

NOV 16

Living Wage Marketplace in Parliament

Attlee Suite, Portcullis House

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty and the Living Wage Foundation invite you to the Houses of Parliament ‘Living Wage Marketplace’ event on Wednesday 2nd November from 15.00-16.30 in the Attlee Suite, Portcullis House The event is hosted ...Read More

OCT 16

Wednesday 26th October 2016, 09.00-10.00, Jubilee Room (off Westminster Hall), Houses of Parliament.  Launch of the Webb Memorial Trust’s annual New Statesman supplement How to end poverty? This has been a central question for social reformers since Beatrice Webb’s 1909 Minority Report ...Read More

What is the future of social housing?  Most commentators now agree that the shortage of housing in the UK is reaching crisis proportions, with rental costs rising sharply and those on low incomes particularly seriously affected. The aim of ...Read More

Forging a Good Local Society: Tackling Poverty Through a Local Economic Reset The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and the Webb Memorial Trust invite you to the London launch of Forging a Good Local Society, a new publication ...Read More

JUL 16

Foodbanks: From Crisis Response to Crisis Prevention

Macmillan Room, Portcullis House

Join the Trussell Trust and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty for a presentation and discussion on the causes and effects of emergency food provision in the UK and positive solutions for reducing hunger in Britain in the future. Adrian Curtis, ...Read More

JUN 16

Tuesday 28th June, 10.00-11.00, Committee Room 17, House of Commons Hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty What makes a Good Society? In conversation with Adrian Curtis, Foodbank Network Director at the Trussell Trust, Professor John Diamond ...Read More

MAY 16

What is the role of business in reducing UK poverty?

Macmillan Room, Portcullis House

Companies are in the spotlight because the UK government is vigorously seeking work-based solutions to poverty and at the same time moving people off welfare. So what is the role of business in reducing poverty? Sponsored by Kevin Hollinrake ...Read More

APR 16

Wednesday 27th April, 09.30-11.00, Jubilee Room (off Westminster Hall), Palace of Westminster. Tea & coffee from 09.15 Join Compass and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty for the launch ofSecure and Free: 5+ steps to build a secure and ...Read More