Enduring poverty is becoming a permanent feature of the UK economy – and that’s dangerous for us all, says Julia Unwin.
Instead of trying to poke fun, lay blame and stigmatise people in poverty, let’s have a more constructive debate in the media, says Abigail Scott Paul.
To improve health, we need a joined-up approach to reduce poverty, says Helen Barnard.
Will further devolution help to reduce poverty in Scotland? Jim McCormick examines the Smith report to find out.
CBI proposals to improve living standards for low-income families are welcome, says Katie Schmuecker - but could employers be doing more?
Alan Milburn this week warned that the parties were failing to address poverty. With poverty on the political agenda, Helen Barnard assesses where their plans need to go further.
Poverty costs us all – but with the right plan we can do something about it, says Chris Goulden.
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.
Fifteen months after Council Tax Support was localised, new figures show that arrears have increased by 20 per cent.
The worst may be yet to come for UK households in poverty – only a comprehensive strategy can close the gap between their needs and resources.
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