Poverty

DJs Against Street Poverty Organise Big Issue Fundraiser
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DJs Against Street Poverty Organise Big Issue Fundraiser

Join the DJs Against Street Poverty collective in London on 21st May for a night of music to help end poverty and homelessness.

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?

Those with plenty have got plenty more out of recent crises, says John Bird – while we’re left with millions worried sick about fuel and food

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’
cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’

Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis says desperation is rife across UK society as the cost of living emergency bites.

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

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

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

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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

‘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?

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

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

Life expectancy is falling in England’s most deprived 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’
Diary of a food bank manager

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

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

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

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Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits
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
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 crisis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge
cost of living crisis

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge

Sunak ‘made political choice to plunge 1.3 million people into poverty’, chancellor told
cost of living crisis

Sunak ‘made political choice to plunge 1.3 million people into poverty’, chancellor told

Food banks forced to ration parcels and dip into cash reserves as donations drop
Food banks

Food banks forced to ration parcels and dip into cash reserves as donations drop

Families denied welfare due to immigration rules can now apply for free school meals
Free School Meals

Families denied welfare due to immigration rules can now apply for free school meals

Child poverty in the UK: The definitions, details, causes, and consequences
Child Poverty

Child poverty in the UK: The definitions, details, causes, and consequences

UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects
Poverty

UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects

Spring Budget: Sunak’s statement ‘won’t touch the sides’ for single parents
Spring Budget

Spring Budget: Sunak’s statement ‘won’t touch the sides’ for single parents

Spring Budget will leave low-income families ‘stranded,’ say anti-poverty campaigners
Spring Budget

Spring Budget will leave low-income families ‘stranded,’ say anti-poverty campaigners

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