In their latest newsletter GM Poverty Action have included details about two jobs they are currently recruiting to, there is information about a British Red Cross report and a Save the Children webinar. Their programmes are also featured with the GM Living Wage campaign gearing up for a busy 2022 and the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission sharing one of the commissioner’s stories.
All Policy and Influence
The Our Manchester Strategy (2016-2025) sets out Manchester City Council’s long-term vision for Manchester’s future and provides a framework for action across the city. The vision is for Manchester to be in the top flight of world-class cities in 2025.
It will be a city:
The latest GM Poverty Action newsletter looks back at 2021. Cash payments to families in financial crisis, socio-economic duty, the Referral Tool, the Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign, the Local Authority officers forum, the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission and the Poverty Reference Group.
In the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter is a report on Living Wage week which was a busy time in Greater Manchester and included some excellent announcements. GMPA is recruiting a Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research. National Energy Action have written an article looking at the winter ahead for those living in fuel poverty and there is a piece by the New Economics Foundation on the Levelling Up agenda focussing on community placemaking.
The latest GM Poverty Action newsletter reports on the launch of the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission. Usdaw’s General Secretary writes for GMPA about a new deal needed for the retail sector and there are a number of other short articles.
The Government's Nationality and Borders Bill – or Anti Refugee Bill, threatens the biggest overhaul of the UK's asylum and immigration system in 20 years, and fundamentally threatens the right to seek asylum in the UK. The Bill is currently nearing report stage in the House of Commons.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has launched a public consultation on the next Greater Manchester Police and Crime Plan, which will set the direction for policing and community safety across the city-region for the next three years.
The public consultation will run until 30 November. Responses to the consultation will be collated and feed into the final version of the next Plan, which will be published in January 2022.
In the latest newsletter GM Poverty Action share the detail of events that will take place in Greater Manchester during Living Wage Week. There is reaction to the Autumn Budget and the CSR.
In the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter the leading article covers the GM Housing Providers new anti-poverty pledges.
You can find out more about socio-economic duty on their website.
There is an update on the GM Living Wage Campaign, information about Green Homes grants and the Booth Centre as well as some job and training opportunities.
In the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter there is an article from Soundpound encouraging you to join in their campaign and spread the word about the benefits of Credit Unions. There’s information about the Greater Manchester Big Poverty Conversation during Challenge Poverty Week and also about a new research project looking into employers views and experiences of Universal Credit. There are a number of other short articles.