As Policy Manager for CAP, part of my role is to represent the charity at the political party conferences. This year I attended both Conservative and Labour conferences, as the governing party and the main opposition in Westminster respectively.

Last week the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) published their annual national income statistics which take us to the 2020 financial year end (FYE). These statistics give us a ‘pre-pandemic baseline’ — a picture of where households were before the wider impacts of COVID-19 struck.

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Before delving into the…

Rachel Gregory

Social Policy Manager at Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

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