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The Effects of UK Immigration, Asylum and Refugee Policy on Poverty: A Joint Inquiry by the APPG on Migration and the APPG and the APPG on Poverty – Official Launch and Call for Written Evidence

Posted on 25 Sep 2023

Today we are officially launching a joint inquiry into The Effects of UK Immigration, Asylum and Refugee Policy on Poverty with the APPG on Migration. We have decided to ...Read More Read More

APPG publishes report on the (in)adequacy of social security

Posted on 21 Jun 2023

In spring 2023, the APPG on Poverty launched a short inquiry into the (in)adequacy of social security benefits, putting out a call for evidence then holding two evidence sessions. ...Read More Read More

APPG launches call for evidence for inquiry into the (in)adequacy of social security

Posted on 05 Dec 2022

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Poverty is launching an inquiry looking into the (in)adequacy of the social security benefit rates, focusing on benefits for working-age people and their ...Read More Read More

APPG publishes report on in-work poverty

Posted on 20 Jul 2022

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 Read More

APPG publishes update of report on the impact on poverty of £20 increase

Posted on 06 Oct 2021

At the beginning of the year, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Poverty published a report on the impact on poverty of not maintaining the £20 increase to universal ...Read More Read More

APPG launches call for evidence for short inquiry into in-work poverty

Posted on 02 Sep 2021

Despite increases to the National Living Wage, levels of poverty within working households continue to rise. The number of children in relative poverty in households where all the parent(s) ...Read More Read More

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

Posted on 01 Feb 2021

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 Read More

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’s next meeting on Tuesday 1 December with the Social Metrics Commission

Posted on 27 Nov 2020

APPG on Poverty’s first online meeting will take place on Tuesday 1st December at 10am – 11:30am on Zoom. The APPG, supported by Child Poverty Action Group and the ...Read More Read More

Coronavirus update

Posted on 23 Mar 2020

The APPG on Poverty is currently suspending its activities because of restrictions in access to the Parliamentary estate. Read More