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06

Nov

Addressing the cost of living from a poverty perspective requires a multipronged approach

Even though CPI inflation is currently running well below target at 1.2 per cent, it is not yet time to throw the cost of living crisis into the dustbin of political campaigns…

  • Author: Adam Tinson
  • Category: Income and Poverty

15

Jan

Poverty and Inequality in London

This presentation gives an overview of some of the key changes in poverty patterns across London. The analysis looks at a range of indicators for London, how they have changed over…

  • Author: Hannah Aldridge
  • Category: Income and Poverty

12

Dec

Big change in health inequalities in England

Over the last decade, inequalities in life expectancy grew between England’s most deprived and less deprived areas. At the same time, the gap in life expectancy between men and wom…

  • Author: Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Income and Poverty

17

Oct

Is London’s poverty shifting to the suburbs?

In the report we published this week with the Trust for London, we looked at the changing pattern of poverty in the capital. A key finding of the report is that the pattern of…

  • Author: Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Income and Poverty

26

Jul

Deprivation, gender and health inequalities in England

Yesterday the Office for National Statistics released its most recent data on inequality in life expectancy in England. The data shows that that between 2001-2004 and 2007-2010 ave…

  • Author: Sabrina Bushe
  • 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

06

Jun

What to look for in the poverty statistics

Next Thursday, the DWP releases its annual Households Below Average Income publication. It is the most reliable source of data on household incomes, income inequality and poverty. …

  • Author: Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Income and Poverty

07

Dec

Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK 2010

The fall in child poverty in the first year of the recession shows how big an impact tax credits and benefits can make in the short term – while the rise and rise of in-work povert…

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

22

Nov

Labour's record on poverty and inequality

The following article was written for September edition of The House Magazine, to coincide with the Labour Party Conference. Looking back at New Labour’s record on poverty a…

  • Author: Tom MacInnes
  • Category: Income and Poverty