We never know when emergency or crisis will strike. When it does, it is vital that support is available. Our new report today, however, shows such support has been cut drastically across the country, leaving thousands of people adrift. Continue reading
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights is visiting the UK in November 2018. Church Action on Poverty is doing what we can to ensure that during his visit, he hears the stories of the real experts – people with lived experience of poverty.
We’ve been helping to show why Universal Credit needs to be fixed.
Chris Shannahan introduces a new project, being supported by Church Action on Poverty: working for a a moral and spiritual revolution to replace the culture of shame with a politics of love and solidarity.
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.
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.