Poverty

UK inflation falls to lowest level in more than two years. But what does it mean for your wallet?
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will be tasked with stopping the UK economy slipping into a technical recession
Inflation

UK inflation falls to lowest level in more than two years. But what does it mean for your wallet?

'We are heartbroken': Hull group loses hip-hop bus which fights poverty and changes lives
beats bus
Community

'We are heartbroken': Hull group loses hip-hop bus which fights poverty and changes lives

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns
disability benefits/ disabled people
Disabled people

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns

'I'm in crippling debt': Brits are falling behind on bills in record numbers amid cost of living crisis
pay debt
Cost of living crisis

'I'm in crippling debt': Brits are falling behind on bills in record numbers amid cost of living crisis

Big Issue founder calls for a Ministry of Poverty Prevention ahead of the general election
john bird/ ministry of poverty prevention
Ministry of Poverty Prevention

Big Issue founder calls for a Ministry of Poverty Prevention ahead of the general election

Assisted dying: The right to die shouldn't only be for the rich. But could legalising it harm the poor?
norman ward
Assisted dying

Assisted dying: The right to die shouldn't only be for the rich. But could legalising it harm the poor?

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis
baby banks/ thea
Mother's Day

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis

'There was no way out': Survivors of domestic abuse forced to stay with abusers or face destitution
domestic abuse/ trapped
Cost of living crisis

'There was no way out': Survivors of domestic abuse forced to stay with abusers or face destitution

We need to stop hoping for a cure and prevent women and girls from facing poverty and abuse
Indy Cross

We need to stop hoping for a cure and prevent women and girls from facing poverty and abuse

Domestic abuse is escalating in the cost of living crisis. We need urgent change
domestic abuse
Abigial Ampofo

Domestic abuse is escalating in the cost of living crisis. We need urgent change

Jeremy Hunt didn't mention disabled people once in his Spring Budget. It shows how little he thinks of us
Rachel Charlton-Dailey 

Jeremy Hunt didn't mention disabled people once in his Spring Budget. It shows how little he thinks of us

Big Issue founder John Bird celebrates vendors at House of Lords – and vows to help end destitution
National Vendor Week

Big Issue founder John Bird celebrates vendors at House of Lords – and vows to help end destitution

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund
food bank/ household support fund
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund

I'm going to persuade the government to declare war on poverty. Here's how 
John Bird

I'm going to persuade the government to declare war on poverty. Here's how 

UK energy bills to fall – but millions still live in dangerously cold and damp homes
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Energy bills

UK energy bills to fall – but millions still live in dangerously cold and damp homes

Keir Starmer will continue austerity. That means keeping vulnerable people in 'brutalising poverty'
Kasmira Kincaid

Keir Starmer will continue austerity. That means keeping vulnerable people in 'brutalising poverty'

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it
Trussell Trust food banks
Food banks

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us
food bank
Helen Barnard

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us

DWP benefit dates for March 2024 and other help as cost of living payments end
benefits/ money
Benefits

DWP benefit dates for March 2024 and other help as cost of living payments end

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people
union chapel
Community activism

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people