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Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point
Food banks

Donations are down and customers are up – food banks say they are at crisis point

Forget budgeting, food education and working more – people in poverty need adequate money, says food bank manager Charlotte White.

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest
Cost of living crisis

Inflation is at a 40-year high – and it’s hitting the poorest people hardest

Soaring energy costs have seen inflation hit 9 per cent, but analysts say for the poorest households it’s more like 10.9 per cent – because they spend more of their budget on fuel.

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling
Cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling

Rising prices are squeezing millions of households. We’ve broken down exactly what’s changing – and where to get help during the cost of living crisis.

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Eat your pets, and other innovative ways to get through the cost of living crisis

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

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

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions

Real wages have fallen by £68 a month since last year
Wages

Real wages have fallen by £68 a month since last year

Could Rishi Sunak hit oil and gas companies with a windfall tax after all?
Energy crisis

Could Rishi Sunak hit oil and gas companies with a windfall tax after all?

‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

‘Out of touch’ Tory minister tells people to work more or get a better job to beat the cost of living crisis

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’
Cost of living crisis

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’

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

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

Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate
Living wage

Employers are signing up to pay the ‘real living wage’ at a record rate

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

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

1 in 10 people in Wales have no access to public transport
Public transport

1 in 10 people in Wales have no access to public transport

The government says the cost of living crisis is ‘top priority’ – but has offered no new support
Cost of living crisis

The government says the cost of living crisis is ‘top priority’ – but has offered no new support

A house fire was caused by a man ‘burning timber to save on energy bills’
Cost of living crisis

A house fire was caused by a man ‘burning timber to save on energy bills’

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

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

Martin Lewis: ‘The link between money problems and mental health problems is just so strong’
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘The link between money problems and mental health problems is just so strong’

Two thirds of retail workers are borrowing money to pay their bills
Cost of living crisis

Two thirds of retail workers are borrowing money to pay their bills

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Why food prices are increasing so much
Cost of living crisis

Why food prices are increasing so much

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

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off
Social Justice

Universal credit switch will leave up to 900,000 benefit claimants worse off

‘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?

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits
Cost of Living Crisis

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits

Cost of living crisis driving a surge in demand for money advice
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis driving a surge in demand for money advice

9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April
Cost of living crisis

9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April

Sunak must raise minimum wage again to ease cost of living crisis, say unions 
Employment

Sunak must raise minimum wage again to ease cost of living crisis, say unions 

What is the Big Power Off and what could it mean for your energy bills?
The Big Power Off

What is the Big Power Off and what could it mean for your energy bills?

Cost of living: tips to help keep your finances in check
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Cost of living: tips to help keep your finances in check

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

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

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