Poverty

As an era closes, what now for the future of Britain?
Opinion

As an era closes, what now for the future of Britain?

Listening to the Queen’s funeral took John Bird on a trip down memory lane, where he reflected on our uncertain times and the need for a steady hand to guide us

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis
Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis

Here’s what you need to know about children living below the breadline across the country

Anti-poverty organisations demand ‘direct support’ for UK’s poorest households
Social Justice

Anti-poverty organisations demand ‘direct support’ for UK’s poorest households

More than 50 organisations have urged new Prime Minister Liz Truss to do more to support struggling households in the cost of living crisis

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis
Poverty

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis

More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues
John Bird

More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues

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Iceland loan scheme to support shoppers receives 50,000 applications in first week
Cost of living crisis

Iceland loan scheme to support shoppers receives 50,000 applications in first week

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills
Energy bills

Revealed: The areas set to be hit hardest by soaring energy bills

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots
Book reviews

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty
In-work poverty

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
Free school meals

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older

‘You almost didn’t think it could get worse. But it has’: The workers on the frontline of the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

‘You almost didn’t think it could get worse. But it has’: The workers on the frontline of the cost of living crisis

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost
Social Justice

Charity fighting social exclusion in Bristol receives funding boost

Record numbers of people are seeking help because they can’t pay their energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Record numbers of people are seeking help because they can’t pay their energy bills

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Half of young people have gone to bed hungry in the last 12 months
Cost of living crisis

Half of young people have gone to bed hungry in the last 12 months

Help for Households: All the discounts helping families with the cost of living this summer
Summer Survival Guide

Help for Households: All the discounts helping families with the cost of living this summer

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs
podcast

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs

UK heatwave: Poorest suffer most during extreme temperatures, campaigners warn
Heatwave

UK heatwave: Poorest suffer most during extreme temperatures, campaigners warn

What new chancellor Nadhim Zahawi can do to tackle the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

What new chancellor Nadhim Zahawi can do to tackle the cost of living crisis

UK faces its ‘worst food crisis in a very long time’, expert warns
Cost of living crisis

UK faces its ‘worst food crisis in a very long time’, expert warns

7 million families have missed out on food and hot water this year due to the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

7 million families have missed out on food and hot water this year due to the cost of living crisis

What are the real reasons for the cost-of-living crisis? (It’s not Ukraine)
Cost of Living Crisis

What are the real reasons for the cost-of-living crisis? (It’s not Ukraine)

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Brits are donating more to charity despite the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Brits are donating more to charity despite the cost of living crisis

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997
Levelling up

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997

Here’s how much more the poorest are paying in your area because of the poverty premium
Poverty

Here’s how much more the poorest are paying in your area because of the poverty premium

‘Homelessness is a societal issue so it has to be a societal solution,’ says Mick Clarke of The Passage
Housing

‘Homelessness is a societal issue so it has to be a societal solution,’ says Mick Clarke of The Passage

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