Poverty APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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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.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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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. 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

5. University of York - written evidence
16/01/2019 - Inquiry: Welfare safety net - Work and Pensions Committee
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Found: from the University of York (WSN0117)  UK child poverty gaps increasing[1] Jonathan Bradshaw[2] and Antonia

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Poverty

1. 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

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. Fuel Poverty and Energy Price Caps
19/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered fuel poverty and energy price caps.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link

4. Poverty: Metrics
21/01/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: have made of metrics to measure United Kingdom poverty, in the light of the report from the Social Metrics - Speech Link
2: with the sole and express aim of delivering new poverty metrics for the UK. The need for an independent - Speech Link

5. Households Below Average Income Statistics
28/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: statement on the poverty statistics published today. These statistics cover a range of poverty indicators. - Speech Link
2: including 4.1 million children, are living in poverty in one of the richest countries in the world; yet - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Poverty
1. Poverty
asked by: Paul Maynard
13/03/2020
... how many and what proportion of people were in persistent poverty in each of the last five years.

2. Poverty
asked by: Richard Burgon
02/06/2020
... what assessment his Department has made of the change in the number people earning the minimum wage who are living in poverty since 1 March 2020.

3. Poverty
asked by: Lisa Cameron
13/07/2020
... whether she made an assessment of the potential effect on the health and well-being of people classed as living in extreme poverty of the merger of her Department with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

4. Poverty
asked by: Alex Cunningham
07/07/2020
...What fiscal steps he is taking to tackle poverty.

5. Poverty
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
05/10/2020
... what criteria his Department used to determine the bottom billion poorest people.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 27th March 2019
Lord Bird Portrait
Lord Bird
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 7th August 2020
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 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
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
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
2 APPG Memberships
Food and Health , War Heritage
Alan Mak Portrait
Alan Mak
Officer
Conservative - Havant
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
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
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
1 APPG Membership
Christians in Parliament
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
3 APPG Memberships
British Sikhs , Dalits , Srebrenica
Chris Green Portrait
Chris Green
Officer
Conservative - Bolton West
Joined: 6th January 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017