This blog is written by Paul Morrison of the Joint Public Issues Team. Well over a thousand supporters of the Reset the Debt campaign wrote to their MPs to ask them to attend the debate on household debt in Parliament on 8 May. Thank you! The debate attracted a range of MPs from across theContinue reading “Reset the Debt in Parliament”
On Thursday 8 July, MPs will come together to debate and discuss solutions and issues around household debt incurred as a result of Covid-19. Before the debate, we’re praying for our MPs and those who are weighed down by debt today. Loving God,We thank you for the abundance of your creation. We celebrate that youContinue reading “Prayer for MPs”
A report published last week by the Centre for Cities demonstrates widening inequalities between richer and poorer areas of the UK. Many in less affluent areas, especially in the North and the Midlands, are facing a disproportionately large debt burden, meaning bounce-back from the pandemic will be uneven. The report, An Uneven Recovery, highlights theContinue reading “New Centre for Cities report shows unequal post-pandemic savings and debt in cities across the UK”
A report published last week by the Trussell Trust reveals a record 2.5 million food parcels were distributed by their network of food banks in the past year. The figure represents a 33% increase on the previous year, including a disproportionately large increase in the number of parcels distributed to children. Compared to this timeContinue reading “Trussell Trust figures reveal a record number turning to foodbanks during the pandemic”
Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.