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08

Feb

The ‘Shared Society’ must learn from the mistakes of the Life Chances Agenda

povertypovertypoverty half of people in poverty are either disabled themselves or in a house

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Income and Poverty

19

Dec

Is poverty in the UK in 2016 caused by employment, habit or circumstance?

  • Author: Karen Barker
  • Category: Income and Poverty

07

Dec

In work poverty: what it is, what it isn’t, why it matters

In work povertyMonitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion…work poverty. With poverty measured using household income… either all the people in a household are in poverty or none are. Extending this logic

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Income and Poverty

22

May

What to expect from next week’s poverty numbers?

Poverty statistics

  • Author: Hannah Aldridge
  • Category: Income and Poverty

23

May

Despite cuts to housing benefit, claimants are remaining in London

still has some of the highest rates of poverty of the UK.…s Poverty Profile

  • Category: Housing and Homelessness

08

Apr

Benefit sanctions in Northern Ireland are low and should stay low

s preceding our recently released Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion Northern Ireland…povertypovertyweek. While ubiquitous in discussions around poverty and hardship in much of the GB media

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

01

Mar

Which businesses will be most affected by the National Living Wage?

The new national living wage, in effect a new name for the national minimum wage for all but the youngest workers, comes into effect next month. The new name is a headache for supporters of the Living…

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Work and Pay

04

Feb

What do the ONS private rental stats tell us about poverty?

s_the_ONS_private_rental_stats_tell_us_about_poverty_…Why does this matter for poverty in the last decade and so has the number in poverty. In the last decade the number of private re

  • Author: Hannah Aldridge
  • Category: Housing and Homelessness

12

Jan

Cut both ways: why are supply and demand for legal aid both falling?

povertypoverty on poverty and social exclusion. In terms of health and…000. This could be taken to mean that poverty is less of a problem than it was before the

  • Author: Theo Barry Born
  • Category: Services

26

Nov

Housing is now at the front line of poverty

povertypovertyMonitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion report… it showed a changing picture of poverty in the UK…The overall level of povertyre have been big changes. Falls in pensioner poverty have been accompanied by rises in poverty am

  • Authors: Peter Kenway, Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Income and Poverty

03

Nov

Poverty has not left east London, but it has changed

povertypovertys Poverty Profile…So what has happened to the poverty indicators over that period…work poverty.…work poverty at a borough level by looking at the housing

  • Category: Income and Poverty

26

Oct

The other side of London’s success

s Poverty Profile… shows poverty continuing to change in London…work poverty and housing stress… but also has the highest poverty rates of anywhere in the UK. Driven in part

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Income and Poverty

09

Oct

Growth in the self-employed sharpens the policy challenges for pensions and poverty

loyment income has consequences for tackling poverty and ensuring people are providing for their … pension provision and poverty reduction.… In terms of reducing poverty

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Work and Pay

10

Sep

The short and long term problems for tackling poverty in Wales

povertypovertyMonitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion… challenges to how it thinks and responds to poverty. The first of these is the longer term compo…sitional changes to poverty

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Income and Poverty

25

Jun

Response to the latest poverty numbers

The latest official poverty figures for 2013…is that the picture on poverty in 2013…The overall poverty rate…The child poverty rate is 27.7…The pensioner poverty rate is 13.8

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Income and Poverty

20

Apr

Taxing disability benefits is plain wrong

povertypovertyour evidence review on disability and poverty benefits. The implications of this are that poverty rates among disabled people are understated

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

26

Mar

Scotland's poverty challenges

The poverty debate in Scotland is at a crucial moment. O…been a redoubling of efforts around reducing poverty in Scotland. This has not just come from the

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Income and Poverty

01

Dec

Effective services have an increasingly important role to play in reducing the burden of poverty

singly important role to play in alleviating poverty.…povertypovertyMonitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion… report published this week is the poverty reducing capacity of public services. Termed

  • Author: Sabrina Bushe
  • Category: Services

28

Nov

The labour market is failing too many people

Monitoring_Poverty_and_Social_Exclusion_2014.pdf…nation for a family trying to stay above the poverty line.

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Work and Pay