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Poverty

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cost of living crisis

Low-Income Households Pay Over £430 More A Year For Life Essentials

The cost of living crisis is affecting everyone – but no-one more so than low-income homes in the UK.A new study from Fair By Design has found the average low-income household pays more than £430 – but can pay up to £541 – more every year for essential services and goods compared to wealthier households.Simply put, the data suggests that it is more expensive to be poorer in the UK […]

today22 June 2022

boris johnson

Exclusive: Charities Demand Urgent Government Action On Cost Of Living Crisis

Leading charities have demanded the government take immediate action to help people struggling with the cost of living crisis.It comes after Boris Johnson was criticised for unveiling 38 new bills in the Queen’s Speech, with none of them designed to immediately alleviate the financial pain being suffered right now by millions across the UK.The prime minister insisted the government’s plans would grow the economy and create thousands of new jobs, […]

today14 May 2022

cost of living crisis

Millions Of People In Britain Are Skipping Meals Due To The Cost Of Living Crisis

Stocks of food at the Trussell Trust Brent Foodbank, Neasden, London.Soaring numbers of people in Britain are going without food due to the cost of living crisis, according to new research.A survey by the Food Foundation found that some 7.3m adults live in households that skipped meals in April either because they could not afford food or because they could not access it.That compares to 4.7m adults in January - […]

today9 May 2022

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