MEAM welcomes bold new strategy on poverty

The Making Every Adult Matter coalition – formed of Clinks, Homeless Link and Mind – welcomes the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s new strategy ‘We can solve poverty in the UK’, published today. In it, the JRF sets out a comprehensive picture of the scale and challenge of poverty, and highlights the specific challenges faced by people […]

New research shows scale and complexity of destitution in the UK

Sam Thomas (@iamsamthomas) In an important report published today, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation provides stark new evidence on the scale of destitution in the UK. Based on detailed research by colleagues at Heriot-Watt University, it reveals that 1.25 million individuals annually find themselves unable to afford the basic essentials they need to eat, keep clean […]