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20

Oct

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission have offered leadership: who will follow?

by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has the potential to be the most …important official statement on child poverty since Tony Blair…poverty campaigners and the institutions identified

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Income and Poverty

15

Oct

Poverty challenges in a post-referendum Scotland

ing some of the facts and trends relating to poverty in Scotland ahead of the referendum. The pur…s attempts to tackle poverty compared to the rest of the UK across housin

  • Author: Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Income and Poverty

24

Sep

The good and the bad of Labour’s minimum wage plan

Though no panacea for working povertytackle poverty pay… the link between low pay and poverty is not as strong as one might think. The gra

  • Author: Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Work and Pay

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