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A Scottish council is planning to pilot a new programme that will provide children in low income households with free meals every day of the year.
Over a hundred thousand extra children of public sector workers have been pushed into poverty due to pay restrictions and benefit cuts, trade unions say.
Child poverty charities are calling for an end to the benefit freeze as new figures reveal in some areas over half the children are growing up in poverty.
Alastair Graham explains how prepaid schemes can help councils save money, reduce digital exclusion and increase security.
Around £330m from dormant bank and building society accounts will be used to help disadvantaged young people, the homeless and other good causes across the UK, the Government has announced.
One million children living in poverty in England will miss out on free school meals under Universal Credit (UC) proposals, a children’s charity has warned.
Cities should establish new bodies to coordinate and finance attempts to extend prosperity more widely, according to a think tank report.
Britain’s record on tackling poverty is 'at risk of unravelling', campaigners have warned.
The Government’s planned benefit cuts are set to increase child poverty, particularly in the North East and Wales, financial experts warn.
The job search requirements placed on parents with pre-school children are 'unrealistic' and driving people into poverty, new research has revealed.