poverty

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas
Charity

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas

As low-income families across the UK face a difficult festive season, Kitmas is making sure kids have something to open on Christmas day.

Food banks are giving out almost 2,000 emergency parcels to children every day
Food banks

Food banks are giving out almost 2,000 emergency parcels to children every day

The Trussell Trust gave over 350,000 emergency food parcels to children between April and September this year. Labour has called the figures a ‘disgrace’.

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?
social care

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?

Plans to change how social care is paid for could hit people in deprived areas hardest. Here’s what you should know about the social care cap.

Legacy benefits freeze left disabled people living on ‘historically’ low payments, court hears
welfare system

Legacy benefits freeze left disabled people living on ‘historically’ low payments, court hears

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead

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HS2: What is it and which bits have been scrapped?
Transport

HS2: What is it and which bits have been scrapped?

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter
Politics

Here’s why everything is going to be so expensive this winter

DWP faces High Court battle over ‘morally bankrupt’ legacy benefits rule
welfare system

DWP faces High Court battle over ‘morally bankrupt’ legacy benefits rule

Pension triple lock: What is it and how does it affect me?
pensions

Pension triple lock: What is it and how does it affect me?

How to donate toys and charity Christmas gifts to children
Christmas

How to donate toys and charity Christmas gifts to children

Government accused of ‘institutionalising’ food banks in new guidance for councils
Poverty

Government accused of ‘institutionalising’ food banks in new guidance for councils

Scurvy and malnutrition in the UK have doubled since 2010
Poverty

Scurvy and malnutrition in the UK have doubled since 2010

UN set to take ‘future generations’ movement global
News

UN set to take ‘future generations’ movement global

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Nurses say levelling up is ‘lip service’ if lessons aren’t learnt from Covid health inequalities
Social Justice

Nurses say levelling up is ‘lip service’ if lessons aren’t learnt from Covid health inequalities

‘It’s going to be a dark winter’: Universal credit claimants respond to the Budget
Social Justice

‘It’s going to be a dark winter’: Universal credit claimants respond to the Budget

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech
Politics

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘They took away my future’: Teenager forced to quit college after universal credit cut

Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?
Social Justice

Health inequalities: How does your area of England compare to others?

‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper
Social Justice

‘What kidnappers do’ – DWP forcing universal credit claimants to pose for photo with daily paper

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life
Social Justice

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life

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Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis
Housing

Rent arrears ‘much worse than feared’ ahead of UK cost of living crisis

Universal credit: What is it and why does the £20 cut matter?
Social Justice

Universal credit: What is it and why does the £20 cut matter?

The universal credit uplift and a rent arrears fund – that’s what levelling up really looks like
Opinion

The universal credit uplift and a rent arrears fund – that’s what levelling up really looks like

How much you would get in universal credit if you lost your job today
Social Justice

How much you would get in universal credit if you lost your job today

Food banks are already running out of food and say it’s going to get worse
Social Justice

Food banks are already running out of food and say it’s going to get worse

Just two regions in England have affordable rents for poorest families
Housing

Just two regions in England have affordable rents for poorest families

Thérèse Coffey criticised for singing ‘Time of My Life’ at karaoke amid universal credit cut
Politics

Thérèse Coffey criticised for singing ‘Time of My Life’ at karaoke amid universal credit cut

Millions facing ‘daily battle’ as government cuts universal credit
Social Justice

Millions facing ‘daily battle’ as government cuts universal credit

Big Issue founder joins chorus of opposition to universal credit cut
News

Big Issue founder joins chorus of opposition to universal credit cut

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs
Social Justice

Universal credit cut: Senior NHS nurse says she goes to work worrying about bailiffs

Families on universal credit going hungry even before £20-per-week cut
Social Justice

Families on universal credit going hungry even before £20-per-week cut

Boris Johnson talked about ‘levelling up’ two years ago. Here’s how that’s going
Social Justice

Boris Johnson talked about ‘levelling up’ two years ago. Here’s how that’s going