Mark Stephens argues that the underlying solution to the misery inflicted on the characters portrayed in David Loach’s film lies in reforming policy, not charity.
Posts tagged ‘poverty’
Glen Bramley discusses the findings of his new Joseph Rowntree Foundation research counting the costs of poverty in the UK.
The rising cost of private rents will put the next generation at a much greater risk of poverty, and may result in major increases to Housing Benefit costs.
Gill Main, Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Unit, University of York and member of the Poverty and Social Exclusion UK team, discusses the difference between the rhetoric and reality of poverty.
Key findings of the Poverty and Social Exclusion (PSE) Project, published today in its first report ‘The Impoverishment of the UK’.