Previous Work by the APPG

The APPG on Poverty has previously focused on:

Children’s voices – a Children’s Manifesto addressing what to do about poverty
Civil society – the role civil society can play in the reduction of poverty
Business & Poverty – the responsibility of business to reduce poverty and what it can do in practice

Event Report: The role of business in reducing UK poverty

by Caroline Hartnell What is the role of business in reducing UK poverty? This was the question before a meeting hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty ...Read More

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Event: What will it take to improve children’s life chances?

Wednesday 16th November 2016, 16.00-17.30, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Westminster.  Co-hosted by the APPG on Poverty and Child Poverty Action Group What will it take to improve children’s life chances? The ...Read More

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From poverty to security: visualising solutions that make a difference

The Dole Animators are a group of Leeds-based individuals with experience of the benefits system. In 2013 they worked with Liverpool University researcher, Dr Ruth Patrick, to make a ...Read More

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What is the role of employers in tackling in-work poverty?

Barry Knight, Director of the Webb Memorial Trust, writing for The Great Business Debate. A report recently commissioned by the Webb Memorial Trust discusses how in-work poverty is the ...Read More

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Getting By? The reality of families in working poverty

Parliamentary launch of Getting By? The reality of families in working poverty Tuesday 24th March 2015 2-3pm Committee Room 6, House of Commons One of the recommendations of the 2013 ...Read More

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Poverty Ends Now – anti poverty manifesto written by young people

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty has been working with Children North East and Rys Farthing from Oxford University to produce a Children’s Manifesto and action plan on poverty. ...Read More

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Highlights from Living Wage Week 2014

Posted on 10 Nov 2014

Living Week 2014 2nd-8th November was the biggest and liveliest to date with events  up and down the country, drawing sharp focus to the issue of low pay and ...Read More Read More

Child Poverty Manifesto Launch 15th October 2014

Posted on 07 Oct 2014

Young people from across the UK come together on the 15th October to launch their child poverty manifesto in Parliament Read More

Child Poverty Manifesto blog by Ewan Taws

Posted on 07 Oct 2014

Blog piece by Ewan Taws on recent Child Poverty Manifesto residential in Cumbria Read More

Paul Goggins Memorial Prize Winner: The Whitefoot and Downham Community Food + Project

Posted on 14 Sep 2014

In spring 2014 the Webb Memorial Trust launched the Paul Goggins Memorial Prize. Paul Goggins MP was the Secretary of the APPG Poverty and a champion of the anti-poverty agenda in ...Read More Read More

Joint APPG Poverty/APPG Insurance and Financial Services event

Posted on 15 Jul 2014

The APPG Poverty was pleased to host a joint breakfast roundtable in Parliament with the APPG on Insurance and Financial Services with the aim of putting insurance protection (namely ...Read More Read More

New APPG Poverty report into Civil Society and Poverty

Posted on 14 May 2014

The APPG Poverty, Webb Memorial Trust and The New Statesman hosted an event in the House of Commons on 6th May to launch a new report into Civil Society and Poverty with ...Read More Read More

Fair Pay Fortnight: Monday 24th March- Friday 4th April

Posted on 04 Apr 2014

As Fair Pay Fortnight draws to a close, Kevin Rowan from the TUC discusses the problem of in work poverty Read More

Developing our own child poverty strategy – By Sean Ridley

Posted on 04 Apr 2014

On 16th Feburary the APPG Poverty brought together groups of young people from around the UK to develop and discuss their ideas for a Child Poverty Strategy in Parliament. ...Read More Read More

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