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The Communist Party of Britain (CPB) has said that after a week and a half of election campaigning, “the people's needs continue to be ignored by the main parties”.
Church Action on Poverty (CAP) is encouraging local churches and grassroots organisations to run “listening” activities in their communities. They are offering grants to help this happen.
Anglican priest Tim Jones has warned that many people in poverty are driven to crime to survive. He encouraged people in this situation to shoplift what they need rather than resort to mugging or prostitution.
Growing up in poverty hurts
1 in 3 children live in poverty in the UK today.
We can see the damage that poverty does to our society and are demanding a better future for all our children.