The Mayor of Northampton becomes the Civic Lead for the PTC.

The Mayor of Northampton, Rufia Ashraf becomes the Poverty Truth Commission Civic Lead for West Northamptonshire.

As Civic Lead the Mayor endorses the work of the Commission and will become part of the various Task and Finish Groups which will sense check the West Northamptonshire Anti-Poverty strategy as it develops.

The strategy goes to full cabinet in June of 2022, so watch this space for more information.

The Commission is always looking for new people to tell their stories of Poverty of Financial Vulnerability. In this way the Lived Experience can be brought to bear on local policies and policy formulation. If you have a story to tell, please contact