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Secure and Free

Posted on 28 Apr 2016

Insecurity has become pervasive. It permeates the lives not just of the marginalised but also the reasonably well off. In/security is not simply the latest political fad restricted to the chattering classes, ...Read More Read More

Welcome from Neil Gray MP, Vice Chair APPG on Poverty

Posted on 19 Mar 2016

If someone is in poverty in the 21st Century, what does that really mean? Asset rich/money poor, fuel poor, food poor and working poor – none of these are ...Read More Read More

Welcome from Kevin Hollinrake MP, Chair APPG on Poverty

Posted on 02 Mar 2016

Fundamentally, poverty is the direct result of an absence of choices and opportunities and a violation of human dignity. When we talk about poverty in the UK today we ...Read More Read More

Housing Poverty: Whose Land is it Anyway?

Posted on 19 Feb 2016

Richard Rawes, Chair of the Webb Memorial Trust, reflects on recent events at the Town and Country Planning Association, Institute of Economic Development and New Economics Foundation. The Webb ...Read More Read More

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

Posted on 14 Jul 2015

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 Read More

Getting By? The reality of families in working poverty

Posted on 17 Mar 2015

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 Read More

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

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

APPG Poverty to mark Living Wage Week in Parliament

Posted on 01 Nov 2013

The APPG Poverty is proud to be hosting a reception to mark Living Wage Week with The Living Wage Foundation in Parliament on Wednesday 6th November. Citizens UK and The Living ...Read More Read More

APPG Poverty Fringe Event at Labour Party Conference

Posted on 07 Oct 2013

APPG Poverty ‘Busting the Myths’ fringe event at the Labour Party conference How do we bust the myths about benefit claimants and poverty? This was the challenging question at a fringe meeting ...Read More Read More