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Have your say on the Welfare Reform and Work Bill

Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill which is currently passing through Parliament?

If so, you can submit your views in writing to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee which is going to consider this Bill. 1,021 more words


Reducing Poverty Requires a Two-Generational Strategy

On September 17, the U.S. Census Bureau released new poverty data for 2014.

For the fourth consecutive year, the number of people in poverty was not statistically different from the previous year’s estimates. 838 more words


Tackling Child Poverty in Barnsley

Dan Jarvis

25% of all children in Barnsley are living in poverty.

It’s a shocking statistic but sadly, it’s true.

I’ve just compiled a report about child poverty in my Barnsley Central constituency. 491 more words


On my soap box

I’m looking for an old soap box. Can you help?

Once upon a time when people had something to say, they took their soap box into the public square, stood up and spoke up! 515 more words

Child Poverty

fire, circumcision, and the meaning of 'rich' to an East London child

I’m volunteering on a play session on an adventure playground in East London. It is a large playground, with a firepit in an open grassy area, about 20 feet away from the nearest wooden play structure. 454 more words


Pop-Up Community Dinner Made From Surplus Food Raises £500 for FoodCycle Portsmouth and Bristol!

A group of Portsmouth-based volunteers have raised £500 to support FoodCycle Portsmouth in reducing food waste and poverty, carbon emissions and social isolation. Local businesses, artists and musicians teamed up with FoodCycle Portsmouth and Bristol volunteers in a fund raising pop up community evening of food, live music and Art at Watkins and Faux, Pavilion Café, Clarence Esplanade on Fri 11th Sept 2015. 666 more words

Food Poverty