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.
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
29 January 2014
09 January 2014
Joint statement by consumer bodies expressing concerns about European Commission proposal to regulate interchange on card transactions
The use of debit and credit cards in the UK is far more prevalent than in any other EU country. As UK consumer bodies we have serious concerns that there may be considerable unintended consequences and significant detrimental effects of proposed changes in interchange regulations on card transactions.Read the full document here
04 November 2013
The All party group for Financial Education launched its latest report at an event in the House of Commons attended by young people, MPs and representatives from various organisations including Christians Against Poverty.Read the full document here