Trafford Poverty Truth Commission

A Poverty Truth Commission (PTC) is a process that brings together people in poverty with those in senior positions within the private, public and voluntary sector. By forming trust and relationships between these two groups, people in poverty are given a chance to share their ‘lived experience’ of poverty.

The aim of a PTC is to give people who live in poverty a direct voice and enable their experiences to drive change to alleviate and reduce poverty for residents. The civic and business commissioners then help and facilitate the delivery of identified solutions.

Trafford Council have invited Stretford Public Hall to coordinate Trafford’s first Poverty Truth Commission, which will launch in November 2021.

More information about the project will be on our website in due course. For further information about the project, please contact Claire Vibert, the project’s coordinator, by email: