Poverty

Poorest parents pay three times as much on childcare than the richest

One-third of the poorest parents who utilise daycare are in "childcare poverty".

Two-child benefit limit causing ‘serious and significant harm’

The controversial two-child limit benefit policy is affecting over 1.3 million vulnerable children, official DWP figures show.

Benefit claimants hit by a ‘perfect storm’ during cost of living crisis

The last few years have been extremely tough for low-income households.

Benefit cuts pushed up relative child poverty, IFS report shows

Relative child poverty in the UK increased from 27% in 2013 to 31% in 2019.

Poorest Brits over 20% poorer than their French and German counterparts – and it’s getting worse

A "toxic combination" of low growth and high inequality has left incomes in Britain languishing well behind comparable countries.

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