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Poverty

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand
Homeless Project Scotland
Cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand

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'
Martin Lewis
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
prison leavers
prisons

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

A food charity has shut down claims from a Tory MP that people in poverty can't cook
cost of living
Food banks

A food charity has shut down claims from a Tory MP that people in poverty can't cook

Tory MP claims people use food banks because they can't cook or budget properly
Lee Anderson on food banks
Food banks

Tory MP claims people use food banks because they can't cook or budget properly

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

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

The government says the cost of living crisis is 'top priority' - but has offered no new support
cost of living
Cost of living crisis

The government says the cost of living crisis is 'top priority' - but has offered no new support

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into 'destitution', charities warn
universal credit debt advice
Welfare system

Universal credit switchover risks pushing people into 'destitution', charities warn

Families are pawning their belongings to pay for food as the cost of living rises
Coins
Cost of living crisis

Families are pawning their belongings to pay for food as the cost of living rises

One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table
Rishi Sunak posing in front of a sainsbury's, filling an aide's car with petrol
Cost of living crisis

One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table

Diary of a food bank manager: 'The situation is becoming more and more desperate'
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: 'The situation is becoming more and more desperate'

Elsie is no exception - millions of pensioners are 'scared silly' about cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Elsie is no exception - millions of pensioners are 'scared silly' about cost of living crisis

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

Increased flooding will hit England's poorest hardest, new research shows
A river flooding in the UK.
Environment

Increased flooding will hit England's poorest hardest, new research shows

'A national emergency': The number of children needing food bank parcels is rising
Food bank supplies on trollies.
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, supermarket
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
Up to 70 per cent of the UK's food waste is created by households
Food waste

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

Life expectancy is falling in England's most deprived areas
Men in England's poorest areas can expect to live to 73, 10 years fewer than in richer 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’
Volunteers at the Earlsfield Foodbank sort Easter eggs for their guests
Diary of a food bank manager

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