Poor families skipping meals and unable to afford heating, charity says

Action for Children says levels of severe and persistent hardship in cost of living crisis are among worst it has seen
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Further 250,000 UK households face destitution in 2023, warns NIESR

Thinktank calls for urgent £25-a-week UC uplift and £250 one-off payment to cushion poorest from inflation
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Cost of living: Rise in Britons saying they skip meals or go hungry

More people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat every day as food prices rise, according to research by charity the Food Foundation. Around one in seven adults live in homes where people have skipped...

Category - Poverty

Child poverty

Little Village has published a report on poverty in families with young children. The report includes analysis by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the extent of the problem, which found that 1.3 million children under...

The Next Energy Catastrophe

The energy price cap is due to rise by a further £830 this October, just as the next cold snap hits. This will plunge millions into poverty and worse – but the government shows no intention of stopping it. Read the full...

Poverty and child wellbeing

The Child Protection Action Group (CPAG), the Church of England (CofE) and the Benefit changes & larger families research project have produced a report on the impact of the two child policy, under which parents are...