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The hidden hurdle of nappy need for struggling families

Posted on 21 Feb 2019

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 Read More

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

Posted on 15 Feb 2019

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 Read More

Poverty Premium Inquiry written submissions now available to view

Posted on 01 Feb 2019

In December 2017, the APPG on Poverty launched an inquiry into the poverty premium in order to understand the extent of the premium and to make recommendations for policymakers ...Read More Read More

Jean’s story: contending with the disability price tag

Posted on 04 Sep 2018

  Jean has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which means her joints dislocate easily and she is in a lot of pain. In this blog, she talks about the additional costs of living ...Read More Read More

Evidence sessions of the APPG on Poverty inquiry into the poverty premium

Posted on 28 May 2018

The APPG on Poverty would like to understand the extent of the poverty premium and make recommendations for policymakers and business to alleviate or eradicate it. The APPG on ...Read More Read More

Poverty Premium Inquiry now accepting submissions

Posted on 20 Feb 2018

The APPG on Poverty would like to understand the extent of the poverty premium and make recommendations for policymakers and business to alleviate or eradicate it. We would like ...Read More Read More

From poverty to security: visualising solutions that make a difference

Posted on 29 Sep 2017

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 Read More

APPG Chair Kevin Hollinrake MP on Tackling Poverty

Posted on 28 Apr 2017

People often think that a low income is the best indicator of poverty but it’s not the whole story. Issues of poverty can include access to decent housing, community ...Read More Read More

Launch of End Child Poverty coalition’s ‘Feeling the Pinch’ Report

Posted on 20 Feb 2017

On Wednesday 18 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 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 Read More