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Why take part?

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By taking part you'll be helping the government and charities understand how people across the country are managing financially.

Pound A token of our appreciation

As a thank you for taking part, you'll receive a £10 voucher which you can exchange for cash at any Post Office.

Community How the Family Resources Survey has made a difference

Tackling child poverty

The Child Poverty Action Group drew on the survey to launch a national campaign calling for an end to the Government’s proposed child benefit cuts. They argued that if the cuts were introduced, 20,000 children and their families would be thrown into poverty.

A better deal for older people 

Results from the survey were used by the Daily Express to back its Respect for the Elderly campaign, which lobbied Government over its plans to cut pensioner’s winter fuel allowance, free bus passes and TV licence. The Express drew attention to the plight of 30,000 pensioners who were living off just £37 a day to cover all their expenses, including rent, bills and food.

Clock A little time to make a big difference

It’s easy to say no to our interviewers, but we hope you don’t. We’re not asking for money, just that you spare a little time to share your thoughts and opinions. We know your time is precious, but our work really does make a difference. We help government and charities to make the right decisions about the big issues.