Nicholl welcomes cross-party effort to tackle poverty this Christmas and beyond

Alliance Belfast City Councillor Kate Nicholl has welcomed a cross-party commitment to supporting local organisations aimed at tackling poverty and helping those in need throughout the festive period. Speaking after a special meeting, which saw a proposal pass to enable the Council to direct funds to leading charities struggling to cope with demand this Christmas, […]

Plans to tackle period poverty move to next step, says O’Neill

Alliance Councillor Sian O’Neill’s drive to see Belfast City Council end period poverty has moved a step closer, after she secured committee support to commission a report on the issue. Having raised the subject at November’s Council meeting, Sian said the decision of the Strategic, Policy and Resource committee to take the next step could […]