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Paying a high price: rent-to-own household goods

Posted on 23 Nov 2017

On 13 November 2017 the APPG on Poverty and APPG on Debt and Personal Finance held a parliamentary reception to launch End Child Poverty’s new report, Feeling the Pinch: Furnishing Your Home with Rent-to-own ...Read More

Making the Poverty Premium History – A practical guide for business and policy makers

Posted on 23 Nov 2017

The Poverty Premium: when households in poverty pay more for everyday goods and services. First coined in the 1960s it may be an old concept but it remains an ...Read More

Rethinking Poverty? We shouldn’t throw the baby out with the bathwater, says Kate Green MP

Posted on 16 Nov 2017

How to end poverty in rich countries has been the subject of much hand-wringing over the years. When the Webb Memorial Trust kicked off our programme of work in ...Read More

What are the drivers of poverty in London today? asks New Policy Institute’s Carla Ayrton

Posted on 15 Nov 2017

On 17 October 2017, United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the APPG on Poverty and the APPG for London co-hosted an event with London Child Poverty Alliance to launch London’s Poverty ...Read More

How academic research on UK poverty influences parliamentary debate

Posted on 10 Nov 2017

Is the new impact agenda the excuse you’ve been waiting for to use your research to make a difference? Sharon Wright and Peter Dwyer, researching the impacts of Universal Credit ...Read More