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APPG Meeting: Public Faith and Finance, 14th July

Faith and Finance APPG

Some of those attending the Public Faith and Finance roundtable (L-R): Megan Morris of Oasis UK, Felicity Smith of FaithAction, Dr Therese O’Toole of the University of Bristol, Daniel Singleton of FaithAction, Dr Katya Braginskaia of the University of Bristol, Omar Shaikh of the Islamic Finance Council UK and the Rt. Hon. Stephen Timms MP, chair of the APPG

A policy roundtable discussion was held on Thursday 14 July in Portcullis House, focusing on faith-based organisations’ responses to issues of finance, poverty and austerity. The event marked the publication of the report Public Faith and Finance: Faith responses to the financial crisis, which was presented by authors Dr Therese O’Toole and Dr Katya Braginskaia of the University of Bristol. Omar Shaikh of the Islamic Finance Council UK spoke about the Council’s work, and its joint project with the Church of Scotland to develop ethical financial services. Steve Double MP also shared his thoughts in response.

Minutes of this meeting are available.

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