debt

  • 1 Aug 2011

    The world's largest debtor nation, the United States, is set for a deficit ceiling deal which will result in cuts hitting some of the most vulnerable.

  • 20 Jul 2011

    European Union leaders have been urged to deliver “debt justice” as they prepare for an emergency summit on the economic crisis.

  • 4 Apr 2011

    On 6 April 2011 the International Monetary Fund is meeting in Washington DC to discuss for the first time how to spend a $3 billion windfall from selling gold and lending more money since the financial crisis.

  • 18 Feb 2011

    Jubilee Debt Campaign has joined with 27 other British organisations to analyse the outcomes of the 2010 summit on realising the Millenium Development Goals.

  • 8 Jan 2011

    If South Sudan secedes, the new country should not start life with a debt burden, says the Jubilee Debt Campaign

  • 7 Jan 2011

    Housing and homelessness charity Shelter says more than two million people are using credit cards to pay their mortgage or rent.

  • 31 Aug 2010

    The Jubilee Debt Campaign is calling on the British government to exert pressure on international institutions to cancel Pakistan's debt.

  • 14 Aug 2010

    Activists have handed in thousands of postcards to Business Secretary Vince Cable, urging him to overhaul the controversial Export Credit Guarantee Department.

  • 13 Aug 2010

    In the wake of the economic crisis, we've all been encouraged to be more realistic about debt. It's a message that will be of little use to those who are forced into the hands of loan sharks by desperation, poverty and the refusal of banks to give them credit. And for all the government's words about financial responsibility, they're letting the loan sharks get away with it.

  • 25 Mar 2010

    The government appears likely to miss its target of halving child poverty by 2010 by at least 600,000 children, according to figures given in yesterday's budget and highlighted by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).