House of Lords
A government ‘ministry of poverty’ could help us change course
A department focusing on prevention first is essential if we are to find our way out of poverty, says John Bird
The All Party Parliamentary Group coming together to make poverty history
Big Issue founder Lord Bird has launched an APPG to change the way the government responds to social crises, and put an end to poverty once and for all
Government branded ‘disgrace’ after bid to strengthen Sarah Everard inquiry voted down at 12.30am
The House of Lords voted at nearly half past midnight to reject the amendment – with some saying it would have passed had it taken place earlier.