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The Conservative party would have us believe that the poor deserve to be punished

The Conservative party would have us believe that the poor deserve to be punished | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

When George Osborne announced a further reduction in welfare payments, this was the situation facing the nation’s poor. About 5.5m adults go without essential clothing. Around 2.5m children live in homes that are damp. Around 1.5m children live in households that cannot afford to heat their home. More than one in five adults have had to borrow in the last year to pay for day-to-day needs.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Poverty and Social Exclusion project

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36 per cent lack basic necessities

36 per cent lack basic necessities | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

More than a quarter of adults in Northern Ireland live without basic necessities like food, heat or clothing, research on poverty has revealed.

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The article cites a study by ESRC-funded Poverty and Social Exclusion in the United Kingdom (PSE), which is led by the University of Bristol.

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Scottish poverty study calls on governments to tackle rising deprivation

Scottish poverty study calls on governments to tackle rising deprivation | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The percentage of households falling below society's minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
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Sharp increase in number of working families falling into poverty

"The number of households falling below society's minimum standard of living has increased sharply over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling"

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Article on the latest findings from the ESRC-funded Poverty and Social Exclusion programme.

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Let's stop using NHS as a political football

The National Health Service has been brought to the forefront of the Independence Referendum.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Poverty and Social Exclusion (PSE) project.

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Scottish Poverty Study - Rising Deprivation

Scottish Poverty Study - Rising Deprivation | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

STV News at Six, Wednesday, 20/08/2014

 

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Programme discusses research covered in the ESRC-funded Poverty and Social Exclusion (PSE) project.

Coverage starts at 05:04 and concludes at 08:00

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They can’t hide the scandal of poverty

It’s 20 years since Tony Blair spoke of the need to tackle ‘social exclusion’ but the latest research shows it is as bad as ever.

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The article discusses research findings from the ESRC funded Poverty and Social Exclusion project.

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Damning report reveals UK's shocking levels of poverty

Damning report reveals UK's shocking levels of poverty | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"The largest ever study of poverty and deprivation in the UK has revealed that the country's poverty levels are soaring"

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Article on the latest findings from the ESRC-funded Poverty and Social Exclusion programme.

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