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Will Labour raise taxes? Sunak accused of lying over Starmer's '£2,000 tax hike'
Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak during the first TV debate of the 2024 general election campaign
General Election 2024

Will Labour raise taxes? Sunak accused of lying over Starmer's '£2,000 tax hike'

Most Brits think politicians use refugees to stoke 'culture wars', study finds
Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak stand side by side during the first election debate on ITV
General election 2024

Most Brits think politicians use refugees to stoke 'culture wars', study finds

Why DWP urgently needs to make universal credit enough so people can afford the essentials
universal credit essentials guarantee/ supermarket
Universal credit

Why DWP urgently needs to make universal credit enough so people can afford the essentials

Child benefit: Parents left 'hungry' as HMRC glitch means half a million haven't received payments
childcare
Child benefits

Child benefit: Parents left 'hungry' as HMRC glitch means half a million haven't received payments

10 ways the Tories categorically failed to end rough sleeping
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have not solved rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

10 ways the Tories categorically failed to end rough sleeping

'Making trans people into villains': Tories slammed over pledge to change legal definition of sex
Prime minister Rishi Sunak in Downing Street
General election 2024

'Making trans people into villains': Tories slammed over pledge to change legal definition of sex

Council's £200,000 plan to block off arches used by rough sleepers slammed as 'tarting up' city
Arches by Bradford's Forster Square station
Homelessness

Council's £200,000 plan to block off arches used by rough sleepers slammed as 'tarting up' city

Nearly one million people only £10 a week away from poverty, study finds
An array of British bank notes and coins to illustrate story about rising poverty
Poverty

Nearly one million people only £10 a week away from poverty, study finds

Universal credit claimants lose more than £1bn a year to 'automatic DWP deductions'
universal credit/ debtor
Department for Work and Pensions

Universal credit claimants lose more than £1bn a year to 'automatic DWP deductions'

Paul Weller: 'Keir Starmer's just a slightly softer version of the Tory party, isn't he?'
Paul Weller and Johnny Harris
Politics

Paul Weller: 'Keir Starmer's just a slightly softer version of the Tory party, isn't he?'

Will Labour's private school tax plan 'destroy the state sector'? Obviously not, experts insist
Private schools

Will Labour's private school tax plan 'destroy the state sector'? Obviously not, experts insist

Billions added to British energy bills due to failure to properly insulate homes, study finds
More insulation for homes is part of the Government's fight against fuel poverty
Energy bills

Billions added to British energy bills due to failure to properly insulate homes, study finds

Rough sleepers 'forcibly removed' from tents outside London council headquarters: 'It's ridiculous'
Camden rough sleeping incident
Homelessness

Rough sleepers 'forcibly removed' from tents outside London council headquarters: 'It's ridiculous'

What is Labour's Great British Energy plan – and will it really bring down bills and ease cost of living?
Keir Starmer addressing a business conference in London, February 2024
Great British Energy

What is Labour's Great British Energy plan – and will it really bring down bills and ease cost of living?

Cost of living payment 2024: Where to get help now the scheme is over
next dwp cost of living payment 2023
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living payment 2024: Where to get help now the scheme is over

MP Liam Fox on the 21st century battle for water and why we must be careful about strawberries
The Coming Storm - water. Illustration: Big Issue
Environment

MP Liam Fox on the 21st century battle for water and why we must be careful about strawberries

White pants, bin bags and a light on injustice: Inside the world's first Museum of Homelessness
Museum Of Homelessness, Finsbury Park, London.
Homelessness

White pants, bin bags and a light on injustice: Inside the world's first Museum of Homelessness

A Czech billionaire is buying the Royal Mail. What's next for the iconic British institution?
Jobs with the Royal Mail are still prized, so why shouldn't others be in the UK service industry? Image credit: Maureen McLean/Shutterstock
Royal Mail

A Czech billionaire is buying the Royal Mail. What's next for the iconic British institution?

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy
a builder working on social housing
General election 2024

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy

Junior doctors announce five-day strike right before the general election: 'We're fed up'
Strikes

Junior doctors announce five-day strike right before the general election: 'We're fed up'