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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…


Improving mental health in Yorkshire and Humber – a Northern partnership launches
March 28th 2023
Improving mental health in Yorkshire and Humber – a Northern…

Patients across the North of England will be among the…

Children and the Cost of Living Crisis
January 24th 2023
Children and the Cost of Living Crisis

On January 24, 2023, the Child of the North APPG…

£2bn cost of mental ill health in the North
January 16th 2023
£2bn cost of mental ill health in the North

A report out today by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA), with…

Deprivation and COVID-19 death
November 21st 2022
Deprivation and COVID-19 death

New research highlights the unequal impact that deprivation has on…

Child of the North APPG: Inaugural Meeting Evidence Session
October 27th 2022
Child of the North APPG: Inaugural Meeting Evidence Session

Last week the Child of the North APPG held its…

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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Interactive toolkit launched for bone health project
March 31st 2022
Interactive toolkit launched for bone health project

The outcomes of an innovative project to reduce the risk…

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