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Food poverty: Welsh assembly debates 'next big health emergency'

Food poverty: Welsh assembly debates 'next big health emergency' | Economics Uk Poverty and Inequality | Scoop.it
Debate in Cardiff takes place as archbishop of Wales leads calls for unity in tackling poverty and hits out at 'shirker' stereotypes

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Most People In Poverty Are 'In Work', JRF Report Shows

Most People In Poverty Are 'In Work', JRF Report Shows | Economics Uk Poverty and Inequality | Scoop.it
A Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) report has found that more working families are now living in poverty than workless households and that pensioner poverty is at its lowest level for 30 years.

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Labour 'failed on pay gap' but improved levels of poverty, healthcare and teaching - Metro

Labour 'failed on pay gap' but improved levels of poverty, healthcare and teaching - Metro | Economics Uk Poverty and Inequality | Scoop.it
Labour 'failed on pay gap' but improved levels of poverty, healthcare and teaching Metro But there was no real change in overall levels of income inequality – wage inequalities grew at the top and poverty for working age people without children...
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World Bank's Kim says no country immune from turmoil over inequality - GMA News

World Bank's Kim says no country immune from turmoil over inequality
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WASHINGTON - No country in the world is immune from unrest arising from poverty and inequality, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told AFP in an exclusive interview.
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Scotland's wealthiest households now 273 times better off than poorest as ... - Scottish Daily Record

Scotland's wealthiest households now 273 times better off than poorest as ... - Scottish Daily Record | Economics Uk Poverty and Inequality | Scoop.it
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The charity said the inequality is made worse by the tax and benefits system.
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The cycle between work and the dole is trapping millions in poverty

The cycle between work and the dole is trapping millions in poverty | Economics Uk Poverty and Inequality | Scoop.it

With one in six of the workforce having claimed Jobseeker’s Allowance in the last two years, job insecurity is hindering attempts to reduce poverty.


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Press-releasing poverty at the DWP - The Guardian

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The Guardian Press-releasing poverty at the DWP The Guardian This post will look at bad handling of poverty statistics in a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) press release – which the UK Statistics Authority said didn't deal as well as it...
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Quarter of Europeans face poverty – Eurostat — RT News - RT.com

Quarter of Europeans face poverty – Eurostat — RT News - RT.com | Economics Uk Poverty and Inequality | Scoop.it
Over 124 million people in the European Union – or almost a quarter of its entire population - live under the threat of poverty or social exclusion, a report by EU's statistical office has revealed.
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Anti-poverty groups condemn WTO pact as big business boost ...

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Developing countries including India win concessions but critics say World Trade Organisation is no forum for helping the poor.
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