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20

Oct

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

Today’s State of the Nation Report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has the potential to be the most important official statement on child poverty since Tony Bla…

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Income and Poverty

29

Nov

Inspiring change - some lessons from Wales

The Bevan Foundation, as part of this year’s Monitoring Poverty in Wales 2013 project, has compiled examples of the good work being carried out by a range of organi…

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Income and Poverty

19

Sep

Monitoring Poverty in Wales

Today marks the launch of Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion in Wales 2013 report, our biennial report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.  Almost a quarter - 23% - …

  • Category: Income and Poverty

11

Jul

Towards a better poverty action plan

Last week’s Welsh Government Tackling Poverty Action Plan was a real improvement on the previous version. It actually included some new, specific and targeted action aimed at one o…

  • Author: Victoria Winckler
  • Category: Income and Poverty

05

Jul

Three questions about tackling poverty

The latest version of the Welsh Government’s Tackling Poverty Action Plan was published this week. With not one but two Ministers (Jeff Cuthbert and his Deputy Vaughan Gething) no…

  • Author: Victoria Winckler
  • Category: Income and Poverty

28

Jun

The living wage can help in-work poverty

Poverty is all-too widespread in Wales. There are families in almost every community who have nothing set aside for emergencies, who cannot afford to buy school uniforms for their …

  • Author: Amber Courtney
  • Category: Income and Poverty

24

Jun

Poverty in Wales - what happens now?

Looking at the headline statistics it appears as though poverty levels in Wales are stagnating.Since touching a low of 22% in 2005, the proportion of people in Wales on a low inc…

  • Author: Peter Kenway
  • Category: Income and Poverty