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Wales launches monthly £1,600 universal basic income payments for care leavers
Universal basic income

Wales launches monthly £1,600 universal basic income payments for care leavers

Care leavers in Wales are receiving their first unconditional monthly payment of £1,600 as part of a new pilot universal basic income trial.

How you can find and donate to a food bank near you
Food banks

How you can find and donate to a food bank near you

Times are tough right now amid the cost of living crisis. If you’re thinking about giving a little support to those less fortunate, here’s what you need to know.

UK poverty in 2020: ‘No family could have planned for a pandemic’
Social Justice

UK poverty in 2020: ‘No family could have planned for a pandemic’

The work of anti-poverty campaigners and experts has never been more vital. The Big Issue asked them what progress they thought had been made in 2020, and what must be done in 2021 to lift people out of poverty for good

Rashford ‘proud’ as Government announces £400m for children and families
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Rashford ‘proud’ as Government announces £400m for children and families

Marcus Rashford launches new campaign to end child food poverty
Social Justice

Marcus Rashford launches new campaign to end child food poverty

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Lord Bird urges Wales to keep fighting to prevent poverty
Social Justice

Lord Bird urges Wales to keep fighting to prevent poverty

Budget 2017: ‘We’re missing the bigger picture,’ says John Bird
Social Justice

Budget 2017: ‘We’re missing the bigger picture,’ says John Bird

‘A cow is as good as a man – or better.’ African Initiatives in Tanzania
Social Justice

‘A cow is as good as a man – or better.’ African Initiatives in Tanzania

John Bird: People living in poverty can be part of their own solution
Opinion

John Bird: People living in poverty can be part of their own solution

Lord John Bird: Why can’t the government create a poverty prevention unit?
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Lord John Bird: Why can’t the government create a poverty prevention unit?

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