Engagement

Media coverage
‘No money for over a month’: How benefit delays lead to hunger. The Guardian. Read article.

Low wages mean most of Britain’s poorest families are in WORKING households. The Daily Mirror. Read article.

One in three food bank users is a child, Oxford research shows. Oxfordshire Guardian. Read article.

One in three food bank users is a child, Oxford University scientists claim. Oxford Mail. Read article.

Benefit delays responsible for one in five foodbank referrals, new research shows. Welfare Weekly. Read article.

Still too poor to buy food. Church Times. Read article.

Over 1 million emergency food parcels given out in UK in last year, and number set to rise. Feast magazine. Read article.

New foodbank findings revealed. The Baptist Times. Read article.

One in three foodbank users are children – new report. TLG Christian News. Read article.

New report shows persistence of hunger in 21st century UK. Ekklesia. Read article.

One in three foodbank users are children – new report. Christian Today. Read article.

Still hungry: new food bank research sheds light on who faces hunger, why & for how long. Church Action on Poverty. Read blog post.

1 in 3 foodbank users in West Cheshire is a child – ‘Still hungry’ report finds. Dee 106.3 radio station. Read article.

Is Britain’s class gap finally starting to narrow? BBC News. Read article.

Raising expectations in schools. The Telegraph. Read article.

How the ‘bedtime story gap’ is keeping the class system going. The Telegraph. Read article.

Poor parents play less with their children. The Times. Read article.

Middle-class children increasingly hothoused to stay ahead. The Financial Times. Read article.

Just as things might be about to get better, the Tories put the boot in. The Canary. Read article.

Government urged to do more to tackle ‘yawning divide’ between rich and poor. Shropshire Star. Read article.

Blogging
Homelessness in the UK: Estimating the scale of the problem. Read post.

How do minorities come to adopt or reject national identities? Read post.

The importance of measuring hunger. Guest post for the End Hunger UK campaign. Read post.

More child behaviour problems in families who are less wealthy than neighbours. Read post.

Is food insecurity rising in the UK? Read post.

Muslim penalties in the labour market: Why do women fare so badly? Read post.

Emergency food in Britain: What next for social policy? Read post.

Childhood origins of social mobility: Response to the media. Read post.

Food insecurity: Five good reasons for national level monitoring. Read post.

Policy successes and failures in reducing smoking in children. Read post.

Are we facing a crisis in the affordability of private renting? Read post.

We are smoking less in Britain, but is it all good news? Read post.

We may not feel it, but the UK is healthier than we were 40 years ago. Read post.

Why food insecurity and food banks have become commonplace. Read post.

Other engagement
Submitted written evidence to the Public Accounts Committee inquiry into benefit sanctions. View submission.

The rise in foodbanks: What can statistics tell us about the current landscape of food insecurity and food aid in the UK? View article.

Picture a Poverty Free City: Food insecurity and foodbank use. Manchester Policy Week 2014. View presentation.

 

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