People living in poverty are the experts – film-makers and editors need to listen to them when making programmes, say the Poverty Truth Commission
The report of the 2000 Commission on Poverty, Participation and Power, which was set up to explore how people with experiences of poverty could be involved in the policy making that affects their lives.
Where a child lives in the UK, the number of children in their family and their parents work status all affect the likelihood that they will be in poverty.
For years, pensioner poverty decreased across the UK, but now those that are single, have non-white ethnicity or have a landlord, are seeing increases
It's just not right that so many working families are being pulled into poverty. How is Universal Credit a chance to release families from the grip of poverty? We look at creating an anti-poverty childcare system, special educational needs, and poverty and children's relationships.
The proportion of people who remain in poverty for several years is lower in the UK than in the rest of Europe. Most moves in or out of poverty are associated with a decrease or increase in paid work.
The absolute and relative poverty measures tell similar stories but the material deprivation measure suggests a different trend. Moreover, the difference in deprivation by family types with similar incomes is striking.
The number of workers in poverty has increased in recent years. Just under half of workers in poverty are full-time employees, about 30 per cent are part-time employees and just under a quarter are self-employed.
How attitudes to poverty have changed since the 2008 financial crash.
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.
The Talking about poverty project, run in partnership with the FrameWorks Institute, is developing a more effective way of communicating about UK poverty, based on new research.
A review of how poverty has been understood and analysed in contemporary political philosophy.
An overview of the main economic theories relating to the causes of and responses to poverty in the UK
A review of sociological theories on the causes of poverty.
A review of psychological research into the causes and consequences of poverty.