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Statement from Executive Director Hannah Davies about the Child Poverty Taskforce
July 17th 2024

Statement from Executive Director Hannah Davies about the Child Poverty Taskforce

The Prime Minister has today (Wednesday 17 July 2024) appointed the Work & Pensions Secretary and the Education Secretary to jointly lead a new ministerial taskforce to begin work on the Child Poverty Strategy. A Child Poverty Unit in the Cabinet Office will be created to bring together experts to explore an ambitious and effective child poverty strategy. 

Hannah Davies, Executive Director of Health Equity North, which provides the secretariat for the Child of the North All-Party…


Leaders discuss health innovation priorities at party conference roundtables
December 18th 2023
Leaders discuss health innovation priorities at party conference roundtables

Two roundtable events during the Conservative and Labour Party Conferences…

Our Seven Missions: Health Equity North’s recommendations to tackling health inequalities in the North
October 8th 2023
Our Seven Missions: Health Equity North’s recommendations to tackling health…

Health Equity North has launched seven missions to tackle health…

Health divide in County Durham and Tees Valley shortening lives, reducing life chances and costing billions in lost productivity
July 25th 2023
Health divide in County Durham and Tees Valley shortening lives,…

Click here to read the full report The stark extent…

Covid inquiry evidence by health inequality expert
June 16th 2023
Covid inquiry evidence by health inequality expert

A world-leading expert on health inequalities will be presenting a…

Health Equity North launch: photo and video gallery
April 25th 2023
Health Equity North launch: photo and video gallery

Below is a video and series of pictures taken at…

Growing divide in regional health inequalities exposed
April 18th 2023
Growing divide in regional health inequalities exposed

Click here to read the report A new report has…

Health research funding to the North of England doubles to over £100m in latest BRC funding round
October 14th 2022
Health research funding to the North of England doubles to…

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