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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’

‘Your couriers have to use food banks’: Deliveroo accused of hypocrisy over Trussell Trust partnership
Trussell Trust and Deliveroo
Food banks

‘Your couriers have to use food banks’: Deliveroo accused of hypocrisy over Trussell Trust partnership

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

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

The gloom of war and poverty will find its way into the art of the future
John Bird

The gloom of war and poverty will find its way into the art of the future

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 exclusion
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
inflation
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
cost of living crisis

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

Vast amounts are spent on poverty but the money doesn’t go into the pockets of people in need
Rishi Sunak House of Commons
John Bird

Vast amounts are spent on poverty but the money doesn’t go into the pockets of people in need

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

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

Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told
food banks
poverty

Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told

Diary of a food bank manager: 'Last week we registered a 91-year-old man'
Earlsfield Food bank volunteers sort donations
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: 'Last week we registered a 91-year-old man'

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit
universal credit
welfare system

DWP tries to scrap promise to report impact of universal credit

Right-wing think tank tells Sunak to ‘stop being allergic to welfare’
cost of living
cost of living crisis

Right-wing think tank tells Sunak to ‘stop being allergic to welfare’

Nearly 30% of people facing debt were in energy arrears before the cost of living crisis
cost of living
cost of living crisis

Nearly 30% of people facing debt were in energy arrears before the cost of living crisis

‘A national scandal’: High court rejects appeal to keep disability benefits in line with universal credit
legacy benefits
welfare system

‘A national scandal’: High court rejects appeal to keep disability benefits in line with universal credit

Benefit claimants suspected of ‘wrong-doing and deceit’ when trying to access government support, says study
universal credit
welfare system

Benefit claimants suspected of ‘wrong-doing and deceit’ when trying to access government support, says study

Energy price cap rise marks start of 'living standards catastrophe' for UK's poorest people
Thermostat on a radiator
cost of living crisis

Energy price cap rise marks start of 'living standards catastrophe' for UK's poorest people

This week’s energy price rise is largest ‘since records began’
cost of living crisis
cost of living

This week’s energy price rise is largest ‘since records began’

The cost of living crisis is forcing people to work multiple jobs to make ends meet
Cost of Living Crisis

The cost of living crisis is forcing people to work multiple jobs to make ends meet