Tag: cost of living

Briefing 55: Great wealth exists in the UK alongside unimaginable poverty

Briefing 55: Great wealth exists in the UK alongside unimaginable poverty

20 March 2015 Since 2009 executive pay has soared and the number of billionaires has increased, while food bank use has rocketed and pay for ordinary workers has fallen


Briefing 35: The Poor cannot afford to eat as healthily as the rich

Briefing 35: The Poor cannot afford to eat as healthily as the rich

20 June 2014 Poor people spend a much higher proportion of their income on food than richer households, yet still struggle to afford a healthy diet


Briefing 34: People in the UK cannot afford to eat

Briefing 34: People in the UK cannot afford to eat

13 June 2014 Though the UK's total wealth is amongst the highest in the world, many people across the country cannot afford to eat


Briefing 33: Poor households spend more of their income on fuel than the richest

Briefing 33: Poor households spend more of their income on fuel than the richest

4 June 2014 The poorest 20% spend an average 11% of household income on energy. The richest 20% spend just 3%


Briefing 21: millions of children go without essential items

Briefing 21: millions of children go without essential items

7 March 2014 Research shows that children have to cope without everyday items that most people would consider basic necessities


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