The Salvation Army is launching its Big Collection annual fundraising appeal which helps support thousands of people facing poverty, homelessness, isolation and modern slavery in the UK and Ireland.
As Coronation Street is set to be rocked by an explosive modern slavery plot line, The Salvation Army is launching a pan European awareness campaign to help find the real life ‘Alinas’ being forced to work as slaves in the UK and mainland Europe.
The Salvation Army has joined with leaders of six other Christian denominations to write to newly elected Prime Minister – Boris Johnson - to express its concern that a no deal Brexit will “hit those held back by poverty very hard indeed.”
Annie Dell is Policy Analyst for The Salvation Army’s Public Affairs and Social Policy Unit. Here she examines whether advanced payments for those claiming Universal Credit is really the solution to the five week wait most face to receive their benefits.