Author Archives: bristolpovertyaction

Sharing What We Have

We were recently asked to share a copy of this handout comparing welfare with ‘handouts for the rich’. Download the original document here: Handouts for the rich If you’re unable to open the document, here is the text it contains. Handouts for … Continue reading

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Shelter launches ‘Let Us Rent’ petition.

The charity Shelter recently informed Bristol Poverty Action about their latest campaign to combat homelessness and bad housing. Even though 4 out of 10 renters get some housing benefit, many banks and building societies prevent their landlords from renting to them. … Continue reading

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Bristol’s Benefits Briefing Guide Now Available For Download Here.

Advice Centres For Avon (ACFA) have been really busy lately. Not only have they just launched a brand new advice-focused website, they’re also working hard to get the right information about the new benefits changes to the right people. At … Continue reading

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CRISIS Touts Success,Thanks Campaigners

AUTUMN BUDGET RESPITE FOR UNDER-25S AS “NO GOING HOME” CAMPAIGN SEES RESULT. The national charity for single homeless people, Crisis, has thanked its supporters for their support in a campaign against government plans to stop under 25s claiming housing benefit. … Continue reading

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