The political parties all have ideas for tackling aspects of poverty, says Julia Unwin, but what we need is a comprehensive, long-term strategy.
Renting could be a firm foundation for people to get out of poverty but dealing with its issues is difficult while it is seen as the second option and the focus remains on home ownership, says Julia Unwin in a blog for Inside Housing.
Enduring poverty is becoming a permanent feature of the UK economy – and that’s dangerous for us all, says Julia Unwin.
Whatever the outcome of Thursday’s independence referendum vote, Scotland must get to grips with high levels of poverty in the country, says Julia Unwin.
Cities and localism have a crucial part to play in achieving prosperity in the UK, says Julia Unwin.
Harnessing the growing economy and new powers for cities brings a unique opportunity to reduce poverty, says Julia Unwin.
Ken Loach’s film highlights the risks of not learning lessons from the past. Speaking at the Festival of Ideas today, Julia Unwin discusses what Beveridge would say now.
A New Statesman essay suggests welfare reform could damage the UK’s economic prospects. We need a new welfare system that fits the modern needs of both the economy and society, says Julia Unwin.
Budget 2013 sought to boost the economy and housing market. But as Julia Unwin argues, the lack of measures to increase supply and improve safety nets could repeat mistakes from the past.
Will the 2013 budget put the poorest people first, asks Julia Unwin.
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