UK poverty: Causes, costs and solutions

This report, from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, explains what poverty is and what causes it, highlights trends and projections in UK poverty, and makes recommendations for tackling:

  • the high costs driving poverty, including housing
  • poverty in childhood
  • poverty in working age
  • poverty in later life
  • poverty for people with complex needs.

It gives more detail on the evidence for their strategy, We can solve UK poverty, which sets out recommendations for how all of us – governments, businesses and employers, service providers, investors, and citizens and communities – can act to solve poverty.

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