Policy and Government
At CAP we don’t want to just treat the symptoms of poverty; we also want to address the causes. That’s why we’re working tirelessly behind the scenes to shape and influence the policies that affect our clients. It means we get to speak on behalf of the vulnerable to the people with the power to change their lives. And our voice is growing louder.
Industry professionals seek our opinion on current issues, and our recommendations get heard in Parliament. Change is happening. Below are some of the ways in which we are fighting for justice amongst the country’s key decision-makers.
09 October 2014
CAP's official response to the Insolvency Service’s recent call for evidence on debt relief orders (DROs) and the bankruptcy petition limit. This follows our report 'Too Poor to go Bankrupt' in which you can read CAP's key recommendations to improve existing insolvency proceedings.
Read the full document here
21 September 2014
We estimate that over 300,000 people in the UK are too poor to go bankrupt. This report outlines the problems faced by CAP's insolvency clients and our proposed change, which would create a solution to poverty and unmanageable debt for 465 people a day.Read the full document here
09 May 2014
04 April 2014
03 March 2014
Supportive MPs in Northern Ireland proposed an Early Day Motion to publicly acknowledge the work of Christians Against Poverty. Many more joined them from across the UK saying they too believed in CAP's debt counselling.Read the full document here