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APPG launches call for evidence into the impact on poverty of maintaining the £20 uplift in universal credit

Posted on 14 Dec 2020

This year the Chancellor made the decision to uprate universal credit by £20 a week and boosted the incomes of millions of families. There is evidence from the likes ...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

Taxpayers Against Poverty: Affordable Housing Blog Series & Seminar

Posted on 27 Nov 2016

In November 2016 the APPG on Poverty hosted a discussion on affordable housing with campaigning organisation, Taxpayers Against Poverty (TAP). This was an opportunity to discuss the ideas arising from ...Read More Read More

APPG on Poverty AGM

Posted on 14 Nov 2016

APPG on Poverty AGM & guest speaker from the Living Wage Foundation Wednesday 23 November 2016 17.00-18.15 Room W2, off Westminster Hall The AGM for the All Party Parliamentary ...Read More Read More

Event in Parliament on 19 July – Foodbanks: From Crisis Response to Crisis Prevention

Posted on 13 Jul 2016

Tuesday 19th July, 10.30-12.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House. Tea & coffee from 10.15 Join the Trussell Trust and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty for a presentation and ...Read More Read More

EVENT: Tuesday 28 June – Concepts of a Good Society: The Response of Civil Society to Food Poverty

Posted on 23 May 2016

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, ...Read More Read More

EVENT: Tuesday 3 May – What is the role of business in reducing UK poverty?

Posted on 12 Apr 2016

Tuesday 3rd May, 15:30-17:00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House, Westminster Companies are in the spotlight because the UK government is vigorously seeking work-based solutions to poverty and at the same ...Read More Read More

Energy and Climate Change Q&As: Indebted Prepayment Customers

Posted on 31 Mar 2016

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change was asked what steps she plans to take to reduce energy prices for indebted prepayment customers. The Secretary of State ...Read More Read More

Westminster Hall Debate: National Minimum Wage – Care Sector

Posted on 23 Mar 2016

Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central) (Lab): I beg to move, That this House has considered Government policy on enforcement of the national minimum wage in the care sector. I am ...Read More Read More

Poverty in Greater Manchester

Posted on 09 Mar 2016

Question asked by Mr Ivan Lewis (Bury South) on 25 February 2016   To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ...Read More Read More