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Issues Poverty

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty

Aims to increase understanding of poverty among parliamentarians and to seek all party solutions, while drawing on a range of outside people and knowledge.

ATD Fourth World

An anti-poverty organisation working to eradicate extreme poverty by supporting families and influencing policies. Includes a guide to their projects, volunteer opportunities, news and publications, and how to support their work.

Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty

Organises to combat poverty on the principle of solidarity and self- activity in communities and workplaces, actively rejecting influence by any political parties.

The Equality Trust

Works to reduce income inequality, based on the ideas in "The Spirit Level: Why more equal societies almost always do better" (published 2007). Includes details of membership, campaign materials and resources, local groups, contacts and a blog.

Fair Pay Network

A national coalition working for fairer pay levels for all workers. With resources and contacts.

Faith in Community Scotland

An inter-faith anti-poverty organisation working with Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh communities. Describes their programmes, with annual report and contacts.

Fuel Poverty Action

Campaigns to protect people from fuel poverty.

Fuel Poverty Indicator

Provides maps and data on the extent of fuel poverty in England; includes background to the project, further reading, data downloads, and contacts.

Hey Girls

A social enterprise on a mission to end period poverty and period stigma in the UK.

London Coalition Against Poverty

A coalition of local groups who meet to provide support with housing and benefit issues (homelessness, benefit sanctions, welfare cuts, and dodgy private landlords), and take collective action.

Poverty & Homelessness Action Week

An annual week of action by British churches; includes campaign materials and resources, news, contacts, and reports from previous years.

The Poverty Alliance

National anti-poverty network in Scotland, working with voluntary organisations, policy makers and politicians at Scottish, UK and European levels. povertyalliance

The Trussell Trust

A charity supporting sustainable projects to enable marginalised people in the UK and Bulgaria to break through the cycle of poverty; includes a description of their programme, history, and contacts. Also provides information about their nationwide network of food banks. trusselltrust

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