Church Action on Poverty joined with several churches recently to make a submission to an MPs’ inquiry into benefit sanctions. Lucy Zwolinska of the Joint Public Issues Team explains what we’re asking for.
Our Communications Manager Liam Purcell reflects on news that the government plans to make businesses publish the gap between the pay of their chief executive and an average worker.
Revd Al Barrett is vicar at Hodge Hill Church in Birmingham, and a member of a collective which helps Church Action on Poverty to reflect theologically on our work. We asked him to share a story about how his worship reflects the idea of an ‘outside-in church’.
A group of Quakers from the North West are riding to London this summer, to raise awareness of poverty and inequality. We asked them to share their story.
Crisis support schemes run by local authorities are failing to operate effectively with increasing numbers of destitute people turning instead to food banks and other voluntary agencies for help, according to a new report published by The Children’s Society and the Church of England. Tom Sefton from the Church of England, one of the report’s co-authors, writes more.
David Price of our local group in Sheffield summarises some of the concerns about the change to Universal Credit.
A 10-step guide to communicating more effectively – and changing public attitudes to UK poverty. This is a guest blog by Nicky Hawkins from the Frameworks Institute.