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“Genius” Creditworthiness Assessment Bill given cross-party backing, writes The Big Issue’s Liam Geraghty

Posted on 31 Oct 2017

Politicians across Westminster hail Lord Bird’s proposed bill during rental data debate. Ahead of second reading on 24 November 2017, Liam Geraghty outlines the support the bill has received ...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

The effects of welfare reform: Sue’s story

Posted on 30 Jul 2017

Sue is part of Dole Animators – a group of people with experience of the social security system in the UK who work together to highlight the effects of welfare reform. ...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

New ebook: Housing, poverty and the good society: what can we achieve by 2025?

Posted on 26 Jan 2017

2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, which was heavily influenced by Beatrice and Sidney Webb’s research on social reform. The report offered a post-war strategy for ...Read More Read More

Event: Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium

Posted on 05 Jan 2017

Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium 18 January 2017, 09.30-11.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House The APPG on Poverty and the End Child ...Read More Read More

Blog: What will it take to improve children’s life chances?

Posted on 05 Dec 2016

By Saskia Greenhalgh What will it take to improve children’s life chances? This is the question posed by the Child Poverty Action Group’s (CPAG’s) new book, Improving Children’s Life ...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