Close the Gap

Church Action on Poverty's e-campaigning network.
FileE-campaigning Ideas Guide 2011
This report features a case study of the Church Action on Poverty/Thrive 'Rip-off TV' campaign.
FileClose the Gap poll report
Report on the policies voted for in the Close the Gap poll, September 2009.
FileClose the Gap income chart
A printable display which shows the scale of the gap between the highest and lowest earners in the UK today.
Inequality on film
A new video explains some of the effects of the gap between rich and poor in the UK.
Parties urged to adopt policies for a more equal society
A thinktank has produced reports targeting each of the major political parties, proposing policies that they should adopt to tackle inequality in the UK.
The Big Questions: time for a maximum wage?
A topical BBC show has explored the idea of introducing a maximum wage - one of the possible ways of tackling inequality.
Churches offer guidance on levels of pay
The Free Churches have issued guidance on the morality of pay, calling for a limit on pay at the top.
Be more than just a number: share your stories about inequality
Our friends One Society are also campaigning for an end to inequality in the UK. They want to hear from you - and they're offering the chance to win a prize if you get in touch!
FileFairness Test letter
Dear Prime Minister...
Church Action on Poverty invites all of our followers to write to the new Prime Minister, listing three things that he must do to tackle poverty and inequality.
Success in our campaign to end rip-off TV!
A Church Action on Poverty campaign has led to a company making significant commitments to stop exploiting people on low incomes.

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