Extreme Poverty APPG

First Registered: 17/11/2021 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To provide a focal point in the UK parliament for discussion on extreme poverty. To convene key stakeholders working towards the eradication of extreme poverty. To provide practical recommendations for the UK government to tackle extreme poverty.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Extreme Poverty

1. Extreme Poverty
15/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

2. Sustainable Development Goals
10/07/2019 - Grand Committee

3. International Development Strategy
16/12/2021 - Lords Chamber

4. International Trade and Development Agency
12/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

5. Sustainable Development Goals
12/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Extreme Poverty

1. Extreme Poverty
15/12/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: have the Government made of the impact on extreme poverty of withdrawing the £20 UC uplift in April and - Speech Link
2: rapporteur on extreme poverty found that 14 million people in the United Kingdom were below the poverty line, - Speech Link
3: in good, well-paid work is a good route out of poverty. On collective bargaining, I will need to come - Speech Link

2. Sustainable Development Goals
10/07/2019 - Grand Committee

1: challenges and progress.The 2030 agenda is about ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, reducing - Speech Link
2: attention on the causes of underdevelopment and poverty, as opposed to some of the remedies. As a result - Speech Link
3: dramatic fall in global poverty, with more than a billion people lifted out of poverty since 1990. It is estimated - Speech Link

3. International Development Strategy
16/12/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: who have been displaced and who are experiencing extreme weather events or conflict and violence, will look - Speech Link
2: from Afghanistan to Ethiopia, and the impacts of extreme weather and climate change around the world. However - Speech Link

4. International Trade and Development Agency
12/12/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: surplus fish and watch him lift himself out of poverty.”In March 2016, I went to Sierra Leone, the country - Speech Link
2: making it clear that trade, development and ending poverty very much go together. That has always been at - Speech Link

5. Sustainable Development Goals
12/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Commonwealth & Development Office—working to end extreme poverty, tackling the climate crisis, protecting our - Speech Link
2: focus SDGs more on those suffering from endemic poverty, such as victims of slavery or Dalits who have - Speech Link
3: of the core missions of the FCDO is to end extreme poverty, while also ensuring that all our programmes - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Extreme Poverty
1. Poverty
asked by: Baroness Hodgson of Abinger
12/11/2020
... Commonwealth and Development Office is retaining the Department for International Development's commitment to maintaining poverty reduction as the primary objective of UK spending.

2. Poverty
asked by: Baroness Hodgson of Abinger
12/11/2020
... Commonwealth and Development Office will continue to target UK aid to the poorest countries and people.

3. Poverty
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
05/10/2020
... what criteria his Department used to determine the bottom billion poorest people.

4. Poverty
asked by: Virendra Sharma
06/09/2021
... what steps he is taking to reduce the number of people living poverty related to housing costs.

5. Poverty
asked by: Rachael Maskell
20/07/2021
... (ii) Yorkshire and (iii) the city of York.

Latest Questions
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12 Current APPG Officers
Lyn Brown Portrait
Lyn Brown
Vice Chair
Labour - West Ham
Joined: 17th November 2021
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 17th November 2021
Imran Hussain Portrait
Imran Hussain
Vice Chair
Labour - Bradford East
Joined: 17th November 2021
6 APPG Memberships
Bahrain , Bangladesh , Boxing , Hajj and Umrah , Kashmir , Pakistan
Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait
Lord Purvis of Tweed
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 17th November 2021
Tom Tugendhat Portrait
Tom Tugendhat
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tonbridge and Malling
Joined: 17th November 2021
Mohammad Yasin Portrait
Mohammad Yasin
Officer
Labour - Bedford
Joined: 17th November 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Chris Law MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: chris.law.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Nina Black, BRAC UK, 19 Wootton St, London SE1 8TG. Tel: 020 3434 3072

Email: Nina@bracuk.net

Secretariat:

BRAC UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.bracuk.net

Benefits in Kind
Date
25 Oct 2021
Source
BRAC UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 25/10/2021 To : 24/10/2022
Value
£19,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Extreme Poverty APPG