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The hidden crisis and the great un-leveller

The hidden crisis and the great un-leveller

16th March 2021

Beth, TLG's Policy Lead, outlines why COVID-19 has not been a leveller, but has further deepened existing inequalities - including around children's emotional wellbeing.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

We owe it to children to bring ‘The Hidden Crisis’ into the light

We owe it to children to bring ‘The Hidden Crisis’ into the light

11th March 2021

Across the UK, children are dealing with the emotional trauma the crisis has brought. While TLG staff and volunteers are doing what they can to help, we need UK-wide lasting change to support children's wellbeing and tackle the hidden crisis. Beth, TLG's Policy Lead, writes about what this could look like.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

My TLG Church Online experience!

My TLG Church Online experience!

22nd February 2021

"It was great to be reminded that whilst we, the local church, are the front line; we are resourced, encouraged, equipped and supported by TLG every step of the way!" Kate, Christchurch Clevedon

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Kate

Kate is a TLG Early Intervention Coach

MPs vote to #KeepTheLifeline – it’s time for the Government to act

MPs vote to #KeepTheLifeline – it’s time for the Government to act

18th January 2021

Today cross-party MPs backed keeping the Universal Credit uplift, expanding holiday provision and the further rollout of laptop provision for children. It is time for the Government to act on these issues and commit now to the additional support for families.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

As restrictions continue, so too must the lifeline

As restrictions continue, so too must the lifeline

11th January 2021

Beth, TLG’s Policy Lead, on how the recent national lockdown restrictions mean the Government must commit now to extending the Universal Credit uplift.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

Schools closures: what can be done to support children?

Schools closures: what can be done to support children?

04th January 2021

As the Prime Minister tonight announced that schools will close once again, TLG highlights a number of concerns around how this will affect children and what can be done to mitigate those effects.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

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