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Trying to stay healthy on £19 a week

A man involved in one of our grassroots projects recently told us his alarming story of poor health and appalling failures in the benefits system. He’s allowed us to share his experience anonymously here on the blog. I’ve had a lot … Continue reading

Food bank Britain and the three faces of poverty

Originally posted on Resistance & Renewal:
A major report ‘Emergency Use Only‘ was published yesterday by the Church of England, Oxfam and the Trussell Trust. It outlines the reality of Food bank Britain: Those receiving emergency food from food banks rose from 128,697 in…

All in it together? Are benefits ever a lifestyle choice?

Church Action on Poverty’s new Poverty Media Unit is working to make the stories of people in poverty more widely heard. As we make our plans, we’ve had interesting conversations with lots of people – including Leeds’ Dole Animators. We … Continue reading

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

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