Entries by Rachel Walters

COALITION WELCOMES CROSS PARTY CALL FOR PLAN TO END CHILD POVERTY

The Government’s response to the Children’s Commissioner-led cross party call that Politicians must take child poverty out of the ‘too difficult box’ and come up with a big, bold plan to fix it must be to put children and ending child poverty at the heart of the recovery from the pandemic. There is an urgent need, […]

Statement on new Government ‘winter package’ of poverty measures

The Government has announced several new measures to alleviate poverty across the country this winter, including a new ‘Covid Winter Grant Scheme’ for local authorities to distibute to low income families. Anna Feuchtwang, Chief Executive of the National Children’s Bureau and Chair of the End Child Poverty Coalition, said: “Marcus Rashford deserves enormous credit for […]