Archive: Poverty In The Uk
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The Campaign to End Child Poverty has today published new figures that provide a child poverty map of the whole of the UK. The figures are broken down by parliamentary constituency, local authority and ward.
An annual report that monitors fuel poverty across the UK has today been published, highlighting the fact that the relentless increase in the scale of fuel poverty across all four nations of the UK continues despite the efforts of the Westminster Government and the devolved administrations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
NEA: Additional investment into energy efficiency programmes to tackle fuel poverty is a no regrets decision for the UK Treasury and businesses
National Energy Action (NEA) welcomes a landmark report published today by two leading independent consultants, Verco and Cambridge Econometrics (on behalf of Consumer Focus), which demonstrates that by tackling fuel poverty it is not only possible to improve millions of people’s lives, it can significantly boost the economy and local employment.
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.