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It would take 160 years for Philomena to save for a basic wheelchair. The cuts have stolen her independence.
Homelessness is now worse for young people than it was 50 years ago. We ask a 53-year-old about life on London’s streets at 16.
While Ireland underwent a quiet revolution after the 2018 referendum campaign, socially conservative attitudes still endure in the country’s rural areas.
There was a time when many of us died before we got old. But now ageing populations are forcing governments to rethink public health priorities.
The government has violated its human rights obligations, concludes the UN’s special rapporteur on extreme poverty in his final report.
A four-page “advertisement feature” in Metro attempts to bust myths – but simply reinforces the welfare system’s problems.
As politicians walk by, homeless people resorting to sheltering in Westminster Tube station are being told to move on.
The cost of social care is threatening our future. But the government won’t face it.
As new figures show foodbank use at a record high in the UK, we speak to people relying on emergency donations.
The Work & Pensions Secretary will only admit Universal Credit fuels foodbank use when it’s not under her watch.
Behind the trope that oats will somehow end hunger in the UK.