Our landmark book revealed the cost of inequality. Fifteen years later, things have only got worse – Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

When we first wrote The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better For Everyone, we had no idea it would become a bestseller. The book was filled with graphs and statistics, for one thing. But in the 15 years since...

Gordon Brown launches London’s first ‘multibank’ amid UK child poverty fears

The ex-PM is opening the new facility supplying food and basic necessities against a backdrop of concerns for the wellbeing of children over the summer holidays Read the full article on this link to The...

DfE committed to cross-government focus on tackling child poverty, Phillipson tells DCSs

New Education Secretary Bridget Phillipson has committed to a cross-government focus on tackling child poverty. Phillipson told local authority leaders through a video message at the Association of Directors...

Category - Poverty

Disadvantage and child welfare

Nesta has published a report looking at gaps between disadvantaged children and their peers in England. The report looks at the impact of the home environment, including the quality of the parent-child relationship, as...