Put poverty on the agenda this general election

Tackling poverty has to be a priority for anyone with ambitions to be in government. We need all political parties to set out their plans to tackle poverty ahead of the election.

Use your voice to demand action to end poverty at this election. 

Map the movement impact

This map shows how many conversations about tackling have been started with prospective parliamentary candidates across the UK, via members of the Let’s End Poverty movement. Check out your constituency and see if you can boost the total by taking action below.

Ask a question at a hustings event

Could you ask: What will you each personally do to make tackling poverty a bigger priority in parliament if you are elected?

Hustings or ‘Question Time’ events are a chance for members of a constituency to ask questions of the candidates standing in their area. Asking a question at a hustings is a great way to get ending poverty on the agenda,  and challenges candidates to set out what they plan to do if elected.

Download our guidance on how to get your question asked, how to construct a good question and what else to remember.

Click here to download our top tips for hustings

Talk to candidates and campaigners on the doorstep

Election campaigns are a unique time where candidates and campaigners often come door to door to find out how constituents will vote, and what issues are energising and motivating the community. Be prepared to ask about ending poverty if you get a ring on the doorbell.

Download and print at home our door hanger, with a key question to ask and top tips to have a productive conversation.

Click here to download questions to hang on your door

Order free resources

Order free Let's End Poverty resources to share at your events.

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Listen to communities

Neighbourhood Voices

This Neighbourhood Voices conversation comes from Epsom, just on the Surrey side of the Surrey-London boundary

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Stoke on Trent hosts the third of our Let's End Poverty Neighbourhood Voices conversations.

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