Poverty APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To provide awareness of the impact of poverty, its causes and consequences, and to encourage the spread of good practice to alleviate and eliminate it.

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Recent Documents related to Poverty

1. Fuel poverty detailed tables 2018
04/03/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Fuel Poverty StatisticsDetailed Tables2016This workbook was updated on 26th June 2018Fuel Poverty Statistics:

2. Fuel poverty detailed tables 2018
04/03/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Fuel Poverty StatisticsEngland2016 dataThis workbook was updated on 4th March 2021Fuel Poverty Statistics

3. Sub-regional fuel poverty 2020
30/04/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Next publication: 2021 Sub -regional Fuel Poverty in England , 2020 (201 8 data) 30 April 2020

4. Annual fuel poverty statistics report: 2020
30/04/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: Annual Fuel Poverty Statistics in England, 20 20 (201 8 data) 30 April 2020 National Statistics

5. Official Statistics: Sub-regional fuel poverty 2019
13/06/2019 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: publication: 2020 Sub - Regional Fuel Poverty in England , 201 9 (2017 data) 13 June 2019

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Poverty

1. Fuel Poverty
08/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered fuel poverty.I am pleased to be able to open this debate - Speech Link
2: illustrating the impact of covid and people in fuel poverty. Does that not underline the need to retain the - Speech Link
3: take to accelerate progress towards tackling fuel poverty.I would just like to acknowledge the importance - Speech Link

2. Children Living in Poverty
15/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: evidence about the importance of work in tackling poverty, remains to build an economy that gives everyone - Speech Link
2: generation of children—far too many children—living in poverty. It affected them, their children and their grandchildren - Speech Link
3: really important point. It is not just about fiscal poverty; if youngsters do not get a good education or their - Speech Link

3. Child Food Poverty
24/05/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: Petitions Committee on 21 January, on Child Food Poverty, HC 1112. Written evidence: transcript of a conversation - Speech Link
2: considered e-petition 554276, relating to child food poverty.I had hoped to be present in Parliament - Speech Link

4. Child Poverty in Scotland
30/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered child poverty in Scotland.I thank all Members who have - Speech Link
2: said, one in four children in Scotland lives in poverty. That is a shameful figure, both for the Tory Government - Speech Link
3: estimated that two thirds of children living in poverty are in households where at least one adult is in - Speech Link

5. Welfare System and Child Poverty: Wales
20/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered the welfare system and child poverty in Wales.Diolch yn fawr iawn, Mr Paisley - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Poverty
1. Poverty
asked by: Jon Trickett
10/02/2021
... if she will publish an anti-poverty strategy.

2. Poverty
asked by: Jon Trickett
18/03/2021
... compared to 39% 20 years ago.

3. Poverty
asked by: Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick
13/07/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for creating a Food Security Minister responsible for interventions to people living in poverty.

4. Poverty
asked by: Virendra Sharma
06/09/2021
... what steps he is taking to reduce the number of people living poverty related to housing costs.

5. Poverty
asked by: Rachael Maskell
20/07/2021
... (ii) Yorkshire and (iii) the city of York.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 27th March 2019
Beth Winter Portrait
Beth Winter
Vice Chair
Labour - Cynon Valley
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Kevin Hollinrake MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4746.

Email: kevin.hollinrake.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Zhané Edwards, Child Poverty Action Group, 30 Micawber Street, London N1 7TB

Email: info@appgpoverty.org.uk

Secretariat:

The Equality Trust and Child Poverty Action group jointly act as the group's secretariat. https://www.equalitytrust.org.uk/ and http://cpag.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.appgpoverty.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Feb 2021
Source
The Equality Trust
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 12/02/2021 To : 11/02/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Feb 2021
Source
Child Poverty Action Group
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 12/02/2021 To : 11/02/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Feb 2020
Source
The Equality Trust
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 12/02/2020 To : 11/02/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
12 Feb 2020
Source
Child Poverty Action group
Description
Joint Secretariat   From : 12/02/2020 To : 11/02/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
10 Oct 2018
Source
The Equality Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/10/2018 To : 09/10/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
10 Oct 2018
Source
Child Poverty Action group
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/10/2018 To : 09/10/2019
Value
£3,001
Date
10 Oct 2017
Source
The Equality Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/10/2017 To : 09/10/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
10 Oct 2017
Source
Child Poverty Action group
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/10/2017 To : 09/10/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Webb Memorial Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£19,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Webb Memorial Trust
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£19,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Poverty APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Bird Portrait
Lord Bird
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Neil Gray Portrait
Neil Gray
Co-Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Airdrie and Shotts
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Heidi Allen Portrait
Heidi Allen
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for South Cambridgeshire
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Patricia Gibson Portrait
Patricia Gibson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
4 APPG Memberships
Baby Loss , Cats , Consumer Protection , Post Offices
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Officer
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill Portrait
Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Emma Dent Coad Portrait
Emma Dent Coad
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Kensington
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Rooker Portrait
Lord Rooker
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
Philippa Whitford Portrait
Philippa Whitford
Officer
Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire
Joined: 8th November 2017
Departed: 13th February 2019
Alan Mak Portrait
Alan Mak
Officer
Conservative - Havant
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
David Burrowes Portrait
David Burrowes
Officer
Conservative - Former Member for Enfield, Southgate
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Alan Mak Portrait
Alan Mak
Officer
Conservative - Havant
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Officer
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Baroness Sherlock Portrait
Baroness Sherlock
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Corri Wilson Portrait
Corri Wilson
Officer
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Kate Green Portrait
Kate Green
Officer
Labour - Stretford and Urmston
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships