Podcasts

In December 2020 GMPA released an important report ‘Strengthening the role of local welfare assistance’ identifying a series of recommendations for local authorities and their partners in Greater Manchester to adopt. To coincide with the report we also released a recorded conversation between the author and our CEO.


Speaker for GM Poverty Action podcastsIn conversation: Simon Watts, the author of a new report ‘Strengthening the role of local welfare assistance’ talks with Graham Whitham, CEO, GMPA.
The full report and further documentation can be found here.


GMPA also released a series of 4 podcasts over the Autumn 2020 on how to rebuild the economy of Greater Manchester following the COVID-19 pandemic. The podcasts are hosted by John Hacking, coordinator of the Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign and can be listened to by simply clicking on one of the speaker icons next to the text.

Graham Whitham for GM Poverty Action


Speaker for GM Poverty Action podcasts

In conversation with GMPA Director Graham Whitham, talking about ongoing work within the city region’s response to the pandemic, the
opportunities to reduce poverty and its impact, and the difference that we can make locally. Released October 2020


Speaker for GM Poverty Action podcastsJohn talks to Lizzie, Rizvi and Gemma from the Manchester Poverty Truth Commission about the experiences facing people living in poverty
during the lockdown and what additional challenges and pressures it has brought to their everyday lives. Released September 2020

Andy B urnham podcast for GM Poverty Action


Speaker for GM Poverty Action podcastsJohn speaks to Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester,
on ‘Decent work, poverty and the Real Living Wage in post lockdown Greater Manchester’. Released August 2020


Speaker for GM Poverty Action podcastsIn conversation with Ed Heery, Professor of Employment Relations at Cardiff Business School and a leading expert on the Real Living
Wage, who outlines the extent of the Living Wage, the impact it has had on employees and employers and the impact of Covid-19. Released August 2020


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