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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

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

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

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

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.

The APPG on Poverty holds inaugural meeting on 12 February 2020

Posted on 10 Mar 2020

The APPG on Poverty held its inaugural meeting on the 12 February 2020. The minutes of that meeting are now available. The meeting included the election of officers for ...Read More

The APPG on Poverty was disbanded in advance of the December 2019 General Election

Posted on 05 Feb 2020

It is re-convening with its Inaugural Meeting meeting of the new Parliament on Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 1pm. Following this, it will re-register as an APPG and further ...Read More

APPG publishes report on inquiry into the poverty premium

Posted on 04 Nov 2019

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty launches its report into the poverty premium.

Providing Extra Support to Vulnerable Customers: E.ON’s approach

Posted on 27 Mar 2019

In a competitive market, how companies ensure their services are accessible to all, and in particular, how they support their most vulnerable customers, can be a tricky subject. Not ...Read More

How fixing the loyalty penalty will help low-income consumers

Posted on 19 Mar 2019

Essential service markets aren’t working for people on low incomes. That’s a key reason why Citizens Advice made a super-complaint​ to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in September: ...Read More