Inspiring Social Change

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent organisation working to inspire social change through research, policy and practice

Monitoring poverty and social exclusion 2016 (MPSE)

7th Dec 2016

We can solve poverty in the UK

6th Sep 2016

A Minimum Income Standard for the UK in 2016

20th Jul 2016

In work poverty hits record high as the housing crisis fuels insecurity

7th Dec 2016
Whitewashed window in Redcar

Brexit vote explained: poverty, low skills and lack of opportunities

31st Aug 2016

Improving pay, progression and productivity in the retail sector

9th Nov 2016

UK poverty: Causes, costs and solutions

6th Sep 2016


Ashwin Kumar

The Autumn Statement - higher prices and lower earnings

25th Nov 2016
UK map

Northern Powerhouse: We need a post-Brexit settlement for northern towns that have been left behind

9th Dec 2016
A house in a run-down seaside town

Monitoring poverty and social exclusion 2016 (MPSE)

7th Dec 2016
JRF Data

Poverty after housing costs by housing tenure

30th Jun 2016

Solve UK poverty

The level of poverty in the UK is shameful. This should be a place where everyone can live a decent, secure life. Instead, 13 million people – half of whom are in a working family – are living without enough to meet their needs.

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