Archive: Anti Poverty

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Communities are no longer waiting for weak politicians to solve their problems

Government’s too busy with Brexit and local communities are using own resources to solve issues

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  • Working together to solve poverty

    This video from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) tells the story of the organisation’s work with members of the public, service providers and employers, to shape a strategy to end poverty in the UK.

  • NEA: Funding for fuel poverty

    NEA: Funding for fuel poverty - politics.co.uk

  • Shameful record on child poverty

    Chris Keates: 'The findings of this Report confirm a bleak and depressing picture where child poverty is set to increase, further entrenching the socio-economic divide across the UK'.

  • CPAG: Child poverty strategy in disarray from poverty-producing bill

    The government has revealed in answer to a parliamentary question that 200,000 children will be pushed into relative income poverty by its bill to cut social security benefits and tax credits in real terms. This results from a restriction of annual uprating to just 1%, which is below inflation.

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