Seeds of truth

The journey so far for the Salford Poverty Truth Commission has been one of uncertainty, opportunity and excitement. At the start of the process we were working only with a seed of an idea, a table full of passionate people and a faith in what this could develop into. Throughout the last year the seed […]

Alain’s story

Alain Bougan (on the right in the photo) is one of our grassroots commissioners. He came to the UK from Cameroon in 2007, seeking sanctuary. He wanted to share his story here.

A poverty-free future

Penny, one of our grassroots commissioners, recently took part in the launch of a major new anti-poverty strategy. Here are her reflections on the experience.

We’re helping to Solve UK Poverty

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation have been supportive funders of the Salford Poverty Truth commission as part of their work to #solveUKpoverty. A group of our commissioners are extremely excited to be joining them on 5 and 6 September 2016 in London, to attend the launch of their long-term strategy to end UK poverty. We are really proud […]

Poverty Truth on the radio

Today (4 August 2016), BBC Radio Manchester invited members of the Salford Poverty Truth Commission to discuss new research revealing the scale of poverty in Greater Manchester.