About Liam Purcell

Church Action on Poverty's Communications and Supporter Relations Manager.

Local welfare schemes are failing people in crisis

not-making-ends-meetCrisis 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.

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