Inspiring Social Change

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

We can solve poverty in the UK

6th Sep 2016
Whitewashed window in Redcar

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

31st Aug 2016

Destitution in the UK

27th Apr 2016

Poverty and children's personal and social relationships

30th Mar 2016

UK poverty: Causes, costs and solutions

6th Sep 2016
Brian Robson

Homelessness after Cathy: better prevention, effective solutions

16th Nov 2016

A Minimum Income Standard for the UK in 2016

20th Jul 2016


Ashwin Kumar

The Autumn Statement - higher prices and lower earnings

25th Nov 2016
People walking on a busy London pedestrianised street

Evidence shows benefit sanctions are not fit for purpose

30th Nov 2016

Talking about poverty: how experts and the public understand UK poverty

18th Nov 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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