11.4 million people still live in poverty in this country, the fifth most affluent nation in the world. What differences can the church make? Do we need to think again about being salt and light in our communities?
Fran Beckett began her career in social work, and is now Chief Executive of the Church Urban Fund, which she joined having had the same role at the Shaftsbury Society. Originally from Somerset, she is a committed inner-city dweller and enjoys jazz and Indian food.