Poverty is the great drain at the heart of the budget
Poverty costs 40 per cent of the UK’s annual budget to keep people afloat. Why are we not looking more widely at ways to prevent poverty, rather than merely sustaining it?
Spring Budget: Conservatives never reduce debt
Spring budget: the Conservatives market themselves as the party of fiscal responsibility, but reader Tony B points out their last budget surplus was in 1904
Big Issue bosses lament missed opportunities in Chancellor’s Spring Statement
More should have been done for people facing the cost of living crisis, said Big Issue founder Lord Bird.