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The proportion of children living in poverty risks hitting a record high by the end of the parliament, a shocking new report has revealed.
A Holyrood committee has called on the Scottish government to eradicate ‘extreme fuel poverty’ over the next two decades.
Phil Walker explores how councils can help close the digital attainment gap for children living in poverty.
Teachers have warned they are seeing increasing levels of 'Dickensian' poverty among children in their classrooms.
Councillors in Leeds are to consider providing free sanitary products in schools and libraries throughout the city in a bid to end 'period poverty'.
A million children face a miserable Christmas without warm clothing, fresh food or celebrations, poverty campaigners have warned.
Britain has suffered a 'relentless rise' in the number of working families struggling to make ends meet over the last five years, according to poverty campaigners.
Campaigners are calling for action to stop bailiffs causing people increased stress, anxiety and financial hardship.
Council staff are being forced to rely on credit cards, pawn possessions and borrow money from friends and family due to low pay, a new survey has revealed.
Children from poorer families are at ‘significantly greater risk’ of being involved in violent crime and harming themselves later in life, new study shows.