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.
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.
The End Hunger UK campaign is inviting young people to write poems about hunger. End Hunger UK Campaign Manager Rachel Alcock introduces this exciting competition.
In our new report, we call on the Government to establish a Food and Poverty Strategy for the UK.
The Right Revd Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester, wrote this blog for End Hunger UK.