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16

Sep

Scotland’s future poverty challenges

hat powers are needed for Scotland to tackle povertyr we published three papers looking at child povertymployment in Scotland. Here we return to the poverty challenges they identified and consider what

  • Author: Hannah Aldridge
  • Category: Income and Poverty

10

Sep

Government can ensure that the election debate on welfare and tax reform is informed as well as impassioned

organisations working on matters to do with poverty in different ways… When progress in reducing child poverty under the Labour government was at its quick

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Income and Poverty

16

Jul

Disabled people need to be at the centre of any attempt to tackle poverty

povertypoverty long term conditions and poverty at the All Party Parliamentary Group on disa…povertypoverty strategy…poverty strategy.… one in three people in poverty in the UK is either disabled or lives with a

  • Author: Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Income and Poverty

14

Jul

Council tax arrears rise fastest where support is cut most

In recent days, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has released new statistics on council tax collection in England. Covering the period April 2013 to March 2014, it is the fir…

  • Author: Sabrina Bushe
  • Category: Council Tax

30

Jun

This year's poverty numbers are interesting, but next year's matter more

latest official poverty numbers… of the distribution to be unchanged and the poverty rate to remain at 16…What_will_the_latest_poverty_data_tell_us_technical_note.pdf

  • Author: Hannah Aldridge
  • Category: Income and Poverty

26

Jun

Help to Buy, but not to keep?

. From a poverty perspective

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Social Security and Welfare Reform

17

Jun

Housing benefit cuts in London push low-paid families into poverty

ce the incomes of working families below the poverty line.…33 per week above the poverty line. But as they are subjected to the reduc…22 below the poverty line. For workless families the situation is

  • Category: Housing and Homelessness

10

Jun

Work is not enough in the Scottish poverty debate

s poverty challenges for the Joseph Rowntree Foundatio…povertypoverty focuses on work and poverty. Although sustained growth in employment cou…ld bring about large falls in poverty

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Income and Poverty