Tory cost of living crisis made worse by a decade of welfare cuts

New study examines the heavy toll of rising living costs on low-income families.

State pension age increase doubled poverty rates, says IFS

Increasing the state pension age has had a devastating impact on the incomes of older people, research shows.

Poverty has driven 10,000 children into care, report says

Anti-poverty policies are key to reducing the number of children being taking into care in England.

Give Free School Meals To All Children On Universal Credit, Say Unions

Teachers say the worsening hunger crisis is damaging children’s prospects.

Anger as Tory MP claims food bank users ‘cannot cook’

Lee Anderson MP claimed some people who are fed by food banks "cannot cook properly."

Universal Credit deductions push vulnerable people further into poverty and debt

Universal Credit deductions leave people unable to afford food and other essentials.

40% of Brits facing fuel poverty by the autumn

Government urged to do more to help families struggling with rising energy costs.