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Delivering effective social policy...

The Salvation Army's Public Affairs Unit builds relationships at Westminster, in the nations and at Local Government level. We seek to represent the needs of vulnerable people from the Town Hall to Whitehall and on to the EU in Brussels.

The team promotes and defends the work of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland in the political and policy sphere in order to achieve greater social justice for those we seek to serve. Below is an overview of our key policy areas.

  • Single homelessness

    Helping people get back on their feet

  • Work Programme & Employment Plus

    Work for all has been at the heart of our vision

  • Working with Welfare Reform

    Support those reaching crisis point

  • Alcohol

    Helping to solve alcohol-related problems

  • Gambling

    Lobbying successive Governments on Gambling policy

  • Party conferences

    Meeting Christians and other politicians within the three main parties

  • MP visits

    Building relationships in Westminster

Contact us

The public affairs team would be pleased to hear from you on issues relating to the public affairs agenda. Comments are welcome.

Telephone: 020 7367 4551 Email: public.affairs@salvationarmy.org.uk