Wednesday 27 October, 1.00 – 2.00 PM
There is increasing concern amongst charities and campaigners about the spiralling cost of living and a growing recognition of its potential impact on children. Rising inflation and energy bills, a supply chain crisis, and a £20-a-week cut in Universal Credit have created a potentially dangerous cocktail of challenges. At the same time, we know that long-standing immigration policies can also contribute to children living in poverty. This event will discuss the implications of the No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) condition, which leads to thousands of families being unable to access financial support despite living and working legally in the UK, on children and their welfare.
Chaired by Baroness Philippa Stroud
- Stephen Timms MP, Chair of Work and Pensions Select Committee
- Martin Lennon, Head of Public Affairs at Children’s Commissioner’s Office
- Marley Morris, Associate Director for Migration, Trade and Communities, Institute for Public Policy Research