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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Values and a good society

As Church Action on Poverty reflects on how best to share our vision of a Good Society, we’ve had discussions with many others in the church who are thinking along similar lines. In this guest blog, theologian and activist Jo Chamberlain … Continue reading

Britain Isn’t Eating – the movie

The Guardian has got together with playwrights and directors to produce a series of ‘microplays’ about topical issues. The first one is a powerful satire on politicians’ responses to the growing food poverty crisis – and it borrows its title … Continue reading

What does the Bible say about tax?

The Methodist Tax Justice Network recently published a new booklet called The Bible and Tax. We invited network chair Revd David Haslam to summarise its message in this guest blog. Taxes don’t get vast attention in the Bible, at least overtly. However, … Continue reading

Young people go beyond a tin of food to tackle UK hunger

We’ve been delighted in recent months to work with vinspired, as they designed and launched a volunteering programme for young people which draws on our own food poverty campaigns. ‘Beyond a tin of food’ will see volunteers not only supporting … Continue reading

Cold Comfort in Oxfordshire

The first frost of autumn may be a relief to those of us in hot-flush middle-age with warm places to live and work. But for those in fuel poverty, it signals the beginning of months of anxiety, ill-health and misery. … Continue reading

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