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Posts Tagged: Poverty
The CSJ’s proposals would bring practices in line with the private sector – and establish a new contract of fairness.
The Chancellor could please every beer & cider drinker; charity donor; motorhome manufacturer, retailer and owner; caravan site owner, and public toilet user in Britain.
While Britain’s income floor has become a lot bouncier, its income ceiling remains sticky.
James Frayne: Ten errors that Conservatives must avoid making about the new working class voters who backed them last month
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
From access to affordable credit, bespoke budgeting tools, savings and insurance products, a new wave of offerings could transform financial inclusion.
Our analysis shows that any political party will struggle to win a working majority if they fail to connect with the poorest voters across Britain.
Increasingly there is a recognition that the little platoons can alleviate a range of modern social ills.
Independent research found that pupils in schools offering a free, nutritious breakfast boosted their results by an average of two months’ progress over a year.
Robert Halfon: Skills, social justice, standards, and support for teachers. A four-part manifesto for the new Prime Minister.
By extending the ladder of opportunity to those who currently lack it, e can ensure the next generation climbs it.
Dom Morris: A National Welfare Council, uniting disparate departments and agencies, could greatly alleviate poverty
This strategic approach has brought sizeable benefits in the field of security, and could work for welfare, too.
We must tackle causes of poverty, not symptoms: educational failure, worklessness, family breakdown, debt, addiction, disability, exposure to crime, poor housing.
For too long, much of the political and policy debate on this has not been focused on the action needed to drive better outcomes for the most disadvantaged in our society.
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: If the Prime Minister is so lifeless in the House, how can she carry conviction in Brussels?
May claimed the Government “will make a success of whatever the situation is in relation to Brexit”.