Past Events

1-2 December 2017 – Rethinking Poverty in Hull

25 Nov 2017

Friday 1 December: Youth Work and Community Development in Hull – The Sector We Want  Time: 10.30-14.00 Venue: The Annex, Community Enterprise Centre, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU5 2DH Organiser: University of Hull...

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4 December 2017 – Rethinking Poverty with Andy Burnham: Can Manchester lead the way?

26 Oct 2017

Wednesday 4 December 2017 | 15.30-18.30 | Methodist Central Hall, Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JQ (map) A Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) and Webb Memorial Trust event ‘Rethinking Poverty...

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29 November 2017 – Rethinking Poverty with the North East Child Poverty Commission

24 Oct 2017

Wednesday 29 November 2017 | 09.30-14.00 inc. lunch | Stephenson Works, 20 South Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 3PE  (map) A North East Child Poverty Commission (NECPC) and Webb Memorial Trust...

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13 November 2017 – Feeling the Pinch: Furnishing Your Home with Rent-to-Own

22 Oct 2017

14.15-15.45 | Monday 13 November 2017 | Jubilee Room, House of Commons | Tea & coffee will be served from 14.15  The All Party Parliamentary Group on Debt and...

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Webb Memorial Trust at 2017 Party Conferences

05 Sep 2017

Rethinking Poverty – Party Conferences 2017 Solutions to poverty are hard to come by.  The traditional remedies of the postwar settlement – work and welfare – are no longer... Read More

Launch: Rethinking Poverty | 13 September 2017

03 Aug 2017

Join us for the launch of ‘Rethinking Poverty – What Makes a Good Society?’ a book by the Webb Memorial Trust’s Director, Barry Knight Wednesday 13 September 2017 | 10.15am Shaw... Read More

6 September 2017 – Screening of ‘Professor Green: Living in Poverty’ followed by discussion on the impact of growing up in poverty

01 Aug 2017

Screening of BBC3 documentary ‘Professor Green: Living in Poverty’ followed by discussion on the effects of growing up in poverty Wednesday 6 September 2017 14.00-16:00. Grimond Room, Portcullis House,... Read More

6 July 2017 – From poverty to security: developing solutions grounded in the expertise of experience

27 Jun 2017

 Thursday 6th July 2016, 14.15-16.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament. Tea & coffee from 14.00 Join the Webb Memorial Trust and the All Party Parliamentary Group on... Read More

15 June 2017 – The Unusual Suspects Festival: Not Poor, Just Skint

01 Jun 2017

We’re delighted to announce that we will be a part of The Unusual Suspects Festival from 14th-16th June. The festival is a unique set of collaborative, events, hosted by different organisations... Read More

18 January 2017 – APPG on Poverty event with End Child Poverty

13 Jan 2017

Feeling the Pinch – Shrinking family income, rising prices and the poverty premium 18 January 2017, 09.30-11.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House The APPG on Poverty and the End Child... Read More

26 October 2016 – Whose Responsibility is Poverty?

12 Oct 2016

Wednesday 26th October 2016, 09.00-10.00, Jubilee Room (off Westminster Hall), Houses of Parliament.  Launch of the Webb Memorial Trust’s annual New Statesman supplement How to end poverty? This has been... Read More

19 October 2016 – What is the future of social housing?

04 Oct 2016

Wednesday 19th October 2016, 14.15-16.00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House, Westminster. Tea & coffee available from 14.00. Co-hosted by APPG on Poverty and APPG on Housing & Planning What is the future... Read More

7 September 2016 – Launch of ‘Forging a Good Local Society’ with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies

13 Jul 2016

Forging a Good Local Society: Tackling Poverty Through a Local Economic Reset The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and the Webb Memorial Trust invite you to the London... Read More

28 June 2016 – Concepts of a Good Society: The Response of Civil Society to Food Poverty

23 May 2016

Tuesday 28th June, 10.00-11.00, Committee Room 17, House of Commons Hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty What makes a Good Society? In conversation with Adrian Curtis,... Read More

3 May 2016 – What is the role of business in reducing UK poverty?

12 Apr 2016

Tuesday 3rd May, 15:30-17:00, Macmillan Room, Portcullis House, Westminster Companies are in the spotlight because the UK government is vigorously seeking work-based solutions to poverty and at the same... Read More

27 April 2016 – Launch of Secure & Free: 5+ steps to tackle socioeconomic insecurity

08 Apr 2016

Wednesday 27th April, 09.30-11.00, Jubilee Room (off Westminster Hall), Palace of Westminster. Join Compass and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty for the launch of Secure and Free: 5+... Read More

2 March 2015 – Conference: ‘A Future Without Poverty’

29 Jan 2015

Monday 2 March 2015, 10am-5pm | Hallam Conference Centre 44 Hallam Street, London, United Kingdom W1W 6JJ This conference, jointly organised by the Fabian Society and Bright Blue in partnership with the Webb Memorial Trust,... Read More

APPG on Poverty report: Civil Society and Poverty

14 May 2014

The APPG Poverty, Webb Memorial Trust and The New Statesman hosted an event in the House of Commons on 6 May 2014 to launch a new report into Civil Society and Poverty... Read More

Civil Society and Poverty: New Statesman Annual Supplement Launch – 6 May 2016

04 Apr 2014

Many of the actors that have the potential to address poverty are in serious retreat in 2014. Local authorities face year on year cuts and the voluntary sector is in survivalist mode. There... Read More