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

APPG publishes report on in-work poverty

In autumn 2021, the APPG on Poverty launched a short inquiry into in-work poverty, putting out a call for evidence then holding two evidence sessions. The first of these ...Read More

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The hidden hurdle of nappy need for struggling families

Audrey Symes is a volunteer for the US-based National Diaper Bank Network, and is working with a consortium of British charities to publicise the issue of nappy need in ...Read More

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Energy costs more when you’re poor: Fair By Design guest blog

Lucie Russell is the Director of Fair By Design, a campaign dedicated to ending the extra costs of being poor. In this blog, Lucie talks about the experiences of the ...Read More

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APPG publishes report on the impact on poverty of not keeping the £20 uplift in universal credit

In December 2020, the APPG released a call for evidence looking into the impact on poverty of the £20 uplift in universal credit and working tax credits as well ...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

Posted on 02 Mar 2015

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 Read More

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

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