Archive: Anti Poverty
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This video from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) tells the story of the organisation’s work with members of the public, service providers and employers, to shape a strategy to end poverty in the UK.
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Chris Keates: 'The findings of this Report confirm a bleak and depressing picture where child poverty is set to increase, further entrenching the socio-economic divide across the UK'.
The government has revealed in answer to a parliamentary question that 200,000 children will be pushed into relative income poverty by its bill to cut social security benefits and tax credits in real terms. This results from a restriction of annual uprating to just 1%, which is below inflation.