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Food banks: an MP claimed there’s no massive use for them in the UK – the evidence shows why he’s wrong

There is no “massive use for food banks” in the UK, according to Lee Anderson, the Conservative MP for

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Cost of living crisis: it’s not enough to know how many people are below the poverty line – we need to measure poverty depth

The UK government’s most recent poverty statistics show that poverty rates declined during the first year of the pandemic.

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What is a non-dom? An expert answers our questions about the tax status claimed by Rishi Sunak’s wife and other wealthy people

It has emerged that Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murty, claims non-domicile (or “non-dom”) tax status, meaning that she

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Corporate sanctions against Russia indicate a new level of social responsibility

The war in Ukraine has resulted in many of the world’s biggest companies deciding to stop doing business with

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As financial experts warn of a ‘very bleak’ decade ahead, we must do more to protect those who’ll be hit the hardest, says Joseph Kelly

If you were one of the tens of thousands of people who struggled to enter their meter readings on

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Ukraine: a peace deal will require mutual trust, which is very hard to imagine

Ukrainian peace negotiators planning to met with Russian representatives have been told “not to eat or drink anything”, after

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Parents and doctors deserve better – Charlie’s Law deserves our full support, says Emma Hardy MP

The current system is letting families down. I tabled Charlie’s Law as an amendment to the Health and Care

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What is it like to be destitute in Britain? ‘It makes you feel like some kind of underclass’

The increased cost of living, from food prices to energy costs, is expected to drive many more households into

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Sin is the greatest threat to world peace, says Bishop of Shrewsbury

The sins of humanity represent the greatest threat to world peace, the Bishop of Shrewsbury has said in a

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Five ways the British monarchy has benefited from colonialism and slavery

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s tour of the Caribbean for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been criticised over

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