To the @IndependentGroup of MPs - neither support nor recognition - simply lobbying @MPs against the crises of #austerity, #housing & #poverty oppressing low income families and individuals in the UK
To the Independent Group of MPs.
We work without allegiance to any political party being a not for profit company, not a charity, whose objects are based on Article 25 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights -Economic and Social Rights. We understand you are currently formulating your policies and ask you to take the following into consideration. We also hope the resources listed at the end of this email will help.
TAP was asked to contribute to the "Fabian Society Poverty and social security: where next? series" . It was published on the 15th February and calls for "National policy for social security must be rebuilt on moral foundations. Peace is not only the absence of conflict, it is the presence of health and well being for all."
APPG ON HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES
Our submission to the APPG on Health in All Policies, Chaired by Debbie Abrahams MP, enquiry into actual impacts of the Welfare Reform and Work Act (WR&WA) 2016 is available on the TAP website. Call for evidence up to 4th March. We address two issues which have been worsened by the 2016 Act;
⦁ The worthlessness of the adult JSA/UC
⦁ Homeless families in temporary accommodation. The misery of insecure tenures often long term.
We very much hope you will be fully represented at our seminar
"SOCIAL DEATH - THE IMPACT OF AUSTERITY AND POVERTY.
A seminar on 1st May, 6-8pm, Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Westminster .
Our purpose is to place on record well sourced and tragic impacts of austerity and poverty.
Chair: Debbie Abrahams MP
Professor Danny Dorling
Dr Faiza Shaheen
Dr Chris Grover
And one more tba
TAP published ten blogs about causes effects and solutions to the housing crisis by Danny Dorling, Fred Harrison and Stephen Hill MRICS INDEX
TAP published nine blogs examining the stark reality of health inequality in Britain by, Angela Donkin, Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett, Carl Walker and Maddy Power INDEX