#Poverty in the UK

  • Article: Poorest More Than Twice as Likely to Die From COVID-19 in Scotland: Data

    Poorest More Than Twice as Likely to Die From COVID-19 in Scotland: Data

    By Helen Lock|May 18, 2020

    Campaigners say a rethink is needed to tackle the link between low income and poor health. Read more

  • Article: This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 11, 2019

    One 10-year-old boy said it was as if “nothing had changed” since Victorian times. Read more

  • Article: The UK’s 6 Richest People Have as Much Wealth as the 13M Poorest

    The UK’s 6 Richest People Have as Much Wealth as the 13M Poorest

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 4, 2019

    A new report describes the UK as a country of "Ferraris and food banks". Read more

  • Article: These Are the Most Impoverished Places in England: Data

    These Are the Most Impoverished Places in England: Data

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 2, 2019

    Nine out of 10 towns and cities with the most deprivation are in the north. Read more

  • Feature: Inside the London Private Members' Club Staffed by People Overcoming Homelessness

    Inside the London Private Members' Club Staffed by People Overcoming Homelessness

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 20, 2019

    The central London venue is celebrating five years of impact. Read more

  • Article: UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too

    UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 17, 2019

    Some 10% of girls in Britain are unable to afford sanitary products. Read more