Inspiring Social Change

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

Destitution in the UK

27th Apr 2016
Photo of mother and daughter living on low income

Poverty and children's personal and social relationships

30th Mar 2016
Helen Barnard

How can we boost the life chances of children?

18th Apr 2016
Julia Unwin at Human Cities Institute

Why we need to build social capital in cities

13th Apr 2016

A London without poverty

22nd Mar 2016

Towards a prosperous, poverty-free Wales

21st Mar 2016

A Scotland without poverty

17th Feb 2016

A prosperous, poverty-free Northern Ireland

15th Mar 2016


Helen Barnard

1.25 million people can’t afford to eat, keep clean and stay warm and dry

29th Apr 2016

1.25 million people are destitute in the UK

27th Apr 2016
Child making tea

Destitution in the UK

27th Apr 2016
JRF Data

Employment rates by area and comparison year on year

20th Jan 2016

Devolved Elections

Devolved and local elections take place 5 May, in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and London. Here, JRF provides the latest data and analysis on poverty in each of these areas.

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