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Government Spending Review: CAP’s reaction

calendar25 November 2015

The cut to tax credits has been scrapped but £12bn less in the Government's welfare pot is still a concern for the poorest, says CAP.

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Charity calls for the Church to help combat legal highs

calendar13 July 2015

As Parliament battles to outlaw legal highs, CAP calls for churches to train to tackle the scourge of legal highs in their neighbourhood.

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2.3 million children in poverty

calendar25 June 2015

As the Government reveals times of austerity have plunged 2.3 million of children into poverty, CAP calls for change.

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CAP in the news

BBC Radio 4 - Beyond Belief - 17 August 2015

CAP caseworker Michelle Swallow explains where Christianity stands on the subject of debt. Read the article here.

Daily Telegraph - 15 August 2015

CAP backs calls to de-criminilise the non payment of the TV licence. Read the article here.

BBC Radio 5 Live - 27 July 2015

CAP's External Relations Manager Helen Webb and a selection of CAP clients past and present talk to Adrian Chiles in a three-hour debt special featuring Martin Lewis. Read the article here.

BBC Radio Wales - 19 July 2015

CAP's Rhondda Debt Centre Manager Rob Morgan forms part of the panel talking about debt from a faith perpective. Read the article here.

The Times - 18 July 2015

Loving thy neighbour is priceless but it's also worth £3bn - includes interview with CAP's Chief Executive Matt Barlow. Read the article here.

The i paper - 17 June 2015

If they don't get help, debtors face 30 years of financial hell Read the article here.

Christian Today - 31 May 2015

New findings on what Evangelicals think - and what they are doing - about poverty. Read the article here.

Idea Magazine - 30 April 2015

Whatever happened to my year of Jubilee? Read the article here.


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