Poverty

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

The number of people going hungry is the highest it has ever been since Food Foundation started recording the statistics 10 years ago.

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

Anti-poverty charity the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says 2.3 million households didn’t have enough food and couldn’t afford to heat their home this year either.

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)

As Boris Johnson pins the cost of living calamity on Russia, we look at the real reasons for the fall in ‘real’ disposable income that is pushing households to the brink as living costs soar.

People are eating less healthy food because of the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

People are eating less healthy food because of the cost of living crisis

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

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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

What you need to know about UK inequality
Social Justice

What you need to know about UK inequality

Diary of a food bank manager: We registered our oldest ever guest, born in 1919
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: We registered our oldest ever guest, born in 1919

Diary of a food bank manager: Government measures are a start, not a solution
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: Government measures are a start, not a solution

‘Poverty kills’: Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations
future generations

‘Poverty kills’: Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty
John Bird

Green shoots of recovery can help break the cycle of poverty

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Paul McNamee

While celebrating her past, the Queen could change the UK’s future

A basic income ‘could cut poverty to its lowest point in decades’
Basic income

A basic income ‘could cut poverty to its lowest point in decades’

DJs Against Street Poverty Organise Big Issue Fundraiser
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DJs Against Street Poverty Organise Big Issue Fundraiser

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?
poverty

Decades of initiatives didn’t solve poverty. What can we do now?

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’
cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance
prisons

Homelessness is holding back prison leavers when they get a second chance

Long-time Big Issue Supporter is Taking Action Against Food Poverty
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Long-time Big Issue Supporter is Taking Action Against Food Poverty

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Boris Johnson boasts about his Freedom Pass after being told pensioner rides bus all day to keep warm
Cost of living crisis

Boris Johnson boasts about his Freedom Pass after being told pensioner rides bus all day to keep warm

‘A national emergency’: The number of children needing food bank parcels is rising
Cost of living crisis

‘A national emergency’: The number of children needing food bank parcels is rising

What could the government do to fix the cost of living crisis?
Cost of living crisis

What could the government do to fix the cost of living crisis?

Seven ways to reduce food waste when you’re on a budget
Food waste

Seven ways to reduce food waste when you’re on a budget

Life expectancy is falling in England’s most deprived areas
Inequality

Life expectancy is falling in England’s most deprived areas

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home
poverty

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home

Peter Mullan: ‘This is a party who single-handedly created food banks. That should be on the collective Tory gravestone’
TV

Peter Mullan: ‘This is a party who single-handedly created food banks. That should be on the collective Tory gravestone’

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits
Digital inclusion

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits

Elderly people are ‘riding buses all day to stay warm’, experts warn ministers
cost of living crisis

Elderly people are ‘riding buses all day to stay warm’, experts warn ministers

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’
cost of living crisis

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low
welfare system

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low

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