Claimants 'tricked' out of benefits, says Jobcentre whistleblower

A Jobcentre Plus whistleblower has revealed to the Guardian how pressure to cut costs is leading to vulnerable claimants being 'set up' so their benefits get...

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Using breakfast to stop and think

Church Action on Poverty’s local group in Sheffield has found a way of using a breakfast to amplify the voices of people in poverty – and to challenge local decision-makers to take action. Group member Briony Broome explains. The Civic … Continue reading

Has the food bank debate become stale?

Jane Perry is the lead author of the recent Emergency Use Only research into food bank use. In this guest blog, she argues that It’s time to move the food aid conversation on. The latest figures from Trussell Trust food banks, published … Continue reading

Tackling the Poverty Premium: furniture

Church Action on Poverty’s ‘Food, Fuel, Finance’ programme is looking for creative, grassroots ideas that can help people on low incomes to pay fair prices for everyday necessities.  Over recent months we’ve uncovered all kinds of exciting projects and ideas in … Continue reading

Tackling the Poverty Premium: combined solutions

Church Action on Poverty’s ‘Food, Fuel, Finance’ programme is looking for creative, grassroots ideas that can help people on low incomes to pay fair prices for everyday necessities.  Over recent months we’ve uncovered all kinds of exciting projects and ideas in … Continue reading

Tackling the Poverty Premium: food poverty

Church Action on Poverty’s ‘Food, Fuel, Finance’ programme is looking for creative, grassroots ideas that can help people on low incomes to pay fair prices for everyday necessities.  Over recent months we’ve uncovered all kinds of exciting projects and ideas in … Continue reading

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