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How will Brexit affect low-income people and communities, and what can be done to loosen poverty’s grip? As the UK moves towards leaving the EU, we want to ensure that people who are locked in poverty are prioritised, not forgotten.
As a society we believe in protecting each other from harm and yet last year over 1.5 million people in the UK were pushed into destitution, going without the bare essentials and locked out of the chance of building a decent and secure life.