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Talking Change


Dec 11, 2018

I investigate the daily struggle faced by families subject to No Recourse to Public Funds, a condition of their immigration status that prevents them from accessing any benefits or welfare support.

When these families fall into poverty, they are confronted with a unique set of challenges which can be extremely difficult to overcome. The consequences, particularly for children, can be devastating.

I am joined in this episode by:

  • Rupinder Parhar - Policy Officer, Children's Society
  • A single parent who shares her own experience
  • Cllr Sue Lukes, Islington Council's first ever 'migrant champion'

For more information on The Children's Society's work on this issue, view their report, Making Life Impossible

Any comments, feedback or questions? Get in touch at campaigns@childrenssociety.org.uk