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Youth officer’s advocacy helps Scottish churches tackle rural poverty

A youth officer from the Scottish Episcopal Church has been helping rural churches take steps to tackle child poverty in their communities.

15 August 2019

Anglican bishops join other faith leaders to criticise British “two-child” welfare cap

Sixty bishops have joined other faith leaders to criticise a British government cap on the number of children counted for welfare purposes.

06 April 2018

Welfare Reform must continue says Bishop of Ripon and Leeds

The Bishop of Ripon & Leeds John Packer who retired from the House of Lords on Friday says in a Church of England interview published today that campaigning on Welfare Reform must continue.

28 January 2014

Retired UK vicar risks jail over welfare reform campaign

Leaning on his walking stick outside Tottenham magistrates court, the Revd Paul Nicolson cuts a frail but determined figure.

01 August 2013