‘200,000 more children in poverty’ if benefits don’t rise inline with inflation

The majority of these children come from working families.

Petition calling for £25 Universal Credit uplift signed by tens of thousands

Petition argues that people on Universal Credit are being forced to choose between "paying bills and buying food."

What more evidence does the UK government need that families are in crisis?

It is "shocking and morally indefensible" that the UK government may not increase benefits inline with inflation, think tank argues.

DWP staff ‘forced to rely on foodbanks’

PCS union demands a payrise for members working for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

UK households to see energy costs surge by up to 27% overnight

New analysis reveals a stark winter for millions of people across the UK.

Urgent action needed to prevent a ‘catastrophic’ rise in homelessness

Warning that soaring living costs could cause a fresh homelessness crisis.

Government urged to scrap ‘cruel and irrational’ benefit cap

"It must be abolished before it harms more children," poverty charity says.

Some people face ‘freezing’ or ‘starving’ this winter

New report exposes 'frightening' reality of the cost of living crisis.

45 million people face being plunged into fuel poverty this winter, study finds

Soaring prices mean millions will be unable to afford to pay their energy bills this winter.

Poverty campaigners call for 13% increase to disability benefits

Disability poverty campaigners demand further support for disabled people in a letter to the Chancellor.

Millions face a ‘winter of despair’ without further cost of living support

October energy price cap rise will push 13 million people into the red, charity warns.

Scotland becomes first country in the world to provide free period products

Councils and education providers will be legally required to make period products available free of charge.