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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Blog Action Day – speak out with us about inequality

On 16 October, we’ll join bloggers across the world in a day of action on the theme of inequality. Could you take part too? Every year since 2007, thousands of bloggers have come together for one day a year to … Continue reading

New Church Action on Poverty group launches in Reading

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new local Church Action on Poverty group, in Reading. The Reading group of Church Action on Poverty will launch this autumn at their first meeting  on Tuesday 30 September at 7:00pm, at … Continue reading

Giving your local work a national voice

Church Action on Poverty has just appointed Amanda Bickerton as our National Community Link Worker. This is a new role, and Amanda will focus on supporting the great work being done by our partners, groups and supporters. We asked Amanda to … Continue reading

Tackling the poverty premium in Scotland

For the last year, we have been working with several partner organisations in Scotland to find ways of tackling the unfair costs faced by people on low incomes. Kenny McBride, the project worker in Glasgow, reflects on what he’s found … Continue reading

£3,000 prize for anti-poverty work offered in memory of Paul Goggins

A special award has been set up in memory of Paul Goggins, former National Coordinator of Church Action on Poverty who went on to serve as an MP and died earlier this year. If your group or project is doing … Continue reading

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