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A Justice Forum on welfare and benefit reform, the first of a series organised by the Diocese of Oxford,took place today (23 May) at the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford.
The Methodist Council agreed further work on poverty, equality and inclusivity when it met at Uplands House in High Wycombe on 13 - 15 April.
Paul Morrison, Policy Adviser for the Methodist Church in Britain, says that the Chancellor's Budget this weekmust put right previous unjust rhetoric about people in poverty.
Over 40 Church of England bishops have signed an letter to the government in the media criticising its Benefits Uprating Bill as an attack on the poorest.
A new churches' report shows how evidence and statistics have been misused, misrepresented and manipulated to create untruths that stigmatise the poor.
Church Action on Poverty has launched a shocking new report which exposes the huge harm done by politicians and the media to poor and vulnerable people.
The Free Churches have called on the Westminster government to protect the fuel poor and work towards the decarbonisation of the UK's energy network.
More than 80 clergy and church representatives are joining together to attack the deepening crisis of affordable housing in London.
Four major British faith groups have warned that the Government’s draft Energy Bill would set the UK up for failure on carbon targets.