I wish those people who talk about a “long game” would realise that every second the Tory government remains in power, there are children’s lives that are colder and hungrier.
After Karen died, her family told me she wasn’t really homeless, and she “liked a lot of boys”.
Mary saw her colleagues at the charity shop every day, but she didn't tell them she was sleeping on the 31 bus.
Londoners are more likely than the national average to be mentally ill, sleeping rough, out of work, living in poverty despite being in work, living in poor housing or facing lower life expectancy.
It may seem blasphemous to neoliberals, but a universal basic wage may be the only choice we have.
As the Trussell Trust reveals that food bank usage is at record levels, one user writes about her experiences.
The scheme, which is now very different from the one originally envisaged, will create a patchwork of provision.
Making childcare affordable is therefore essential in for supporting more single parents back into work and ensuring that it pays to work.
Iain Duncan Smith's list of mistakes is long. But you have to understand it all to get what went wrong, says Alison McGovern.
Iain Duncan Smith’s misuse of the word “reform” characterises this government’s linguistic banditry.
It's not just food that the poorest struggle to afford.
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