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Energy and Climate Change Q&As: Indebted Prepayment Customers

Posted on 31 Mar 2016

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change was asked what steps she plans to take to reduce energy prices for indebted prepayment customers. The Secretary of State ...Read More

Westminster Hall Debate: National Minimum Wage – Care Sector

Posted on 23 Mar 2016

Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central) (Lab): I beg to move, That this House has considered Government policy on enforcement of the national minimum wage in the care sector. I am ...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

Poverty in Greater Manchester

Posted on 09 Mar 2016

Question asked by Mr Ivan Lewis (Bury South) on 25 February 2016   To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he is taking to ...Read More

Blog: Housing Poverty

Posted on 04 Mar 2016

by Kevin Hollinrake MP, Chair of APPG on Poverty As research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows, housing can mitigate or exacerbate the impact of poverty on people’s lives. ...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

Westminster Hall Debate: Disabilities, Poverty and Inequalities

Posted on 25 Feb 2016

Natalie McGarry (Glasgow East) (Ind): I beg to move, That this House has considered disabilities, poverty and inequalities. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger, ...Read More

Westminster Hall debate: Under-occupancy Penalty

Posted on 23 Feb 2016

Jo Stevens (Cardiff Central) (Lab): I beg to move, That this House has considered the regional effects of the under-occupancy penalty. It is a pleasure to serve under your ...Read More

MPs debate amendments made by the House of Lords to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill

Posted on 23 Feb 2016

Priti Patel: The Bill is a vital part of the Government’s reforms that are moving this country to a high wage, low tax, low welfare economy. It is fundamental ...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