Share this page: 

Policy and Government

Powerless people: indebted and afraid

calendar02 July 2018

Our latest briefing paper highlights the issues we are seeing with public sector debt collection. Almost half (49%) of CAP clients have owed money to the DWP, HMRC or their local authority and these clients are more likely to be on a low income and vulnerable. We have found that public sector debt collection processes create fear, leave clients feeling powerless and render debts unmanageable. CAP is calling for three key principles to help change this: time, flexibility and consistency. To read more, click here.

To read more, download our briefing paper here.

Latest news and blogs

John Kirkby receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

CAP's Founder was presented with the medal by HRH Prince Charles.
News | Friday, 14 December 2018

Join in with the CAP Prayer Advent Calendar

Together let's lift our voices and make waves this December.
Blog | Tuesday, 27 November 2018

There’s more to Christmas than more spending

Christmas doesn’t have to be a race to collect the largest pile of stuff and spend the most money, if you don’t let it.
Blog | Thursday, 22 November 2018

capuk.org uses cookies to make the site simpler.