Extreme Poverty

Date Posted: Tuesday 18th September 2018

Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights in the UK(September 2018)


The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, will undertake an official visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 6 to 16 November 2018 at the invitation of the UK Government. His visit will focus, in accordance with his mandate, on the interlinkages between poverty and the realization of human rights in the United Kingdom.

Prior to his visit the Special Rapporteur issued a call for evidence on poverty and human rights in the UK.

The Women’s Budget Group submission is available here.

Along with a range of organisations we also supported the submission by Just Fair which is available here.