Reshaping financial support: supporting low income households in financial difficulty, 4 March 2020

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Why local financial support matters: panel session
Dr Sam Royston, Director of Policy and Research, The Children’s Society
James Fearnley, Policy and Propositions Manager, Money and Pensions Service

Access to financial services and affordable credit: panel session
Angela Clements, Chief Executive, Fair For You

Approaches to debt recovery and vulnerability
Matt Hartley, Head of Public Affairs and Marketing, Money Advice Trust 
Beth Timson, Head of Breathing Space Unit, HM Treasury

W1. Coordinated crisis support
George Dunstall, Coordinated Crisis Support Programme Manager, The Children’s Society

W2. Community hubs, health and wellbeing
Nick Hart, Deputy Head – Customer Contact, Leeds City Council
Jo Rowlands, Financial Inclusion Manager, Leeds City Council
Ben Feely, Project Development Manager, Leeds City Council 

W3. Proactive welfare rights
Corin Hammersley, Training, Policy and Welfare Rights Service Manager, Royal Borough of Greenwich
Karen Mills, Universal Support Adviser, Royal Borough of Greenwich

W4. Discretionary funding: making the shift from reactive to proactive
Lois Race, Service Manager – Welfare Rights Service and Derbyshire Discretionary Fund, Derbyshire County Council

W5. Targeting integrated advice and support
Claire Horton, Service Improvement Lead – Active Inclusion, Newcastle City Council
Chris Parker, Senior Officer – Active Inclusion, Newcastle City Council

W6. Data analysis and data sharing to inform financial support
Katy Brown, Programmes and Strategy Officer, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Tim Pearse, Behavioural Insights Lead, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Reshaping Financial Support: Additional resources