Jack Monroe

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‘I’ve heard it all: she’s a fraud, a liar, a thief’: Jack Monroe on alcohol, addiction and answering her critics
She’s the anti-poverty campaigner and food writer who shot to fame by teaching us how to make the most of our pennies. But behind the scenes her world was unravelling

Simon Hattenstone

07, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Peanut butter pasta dish among Nigella Lawson’s £1.25-a-portion budget recipes
Budget dishes created by celebrity cook include peanut butter pasta and feta, black bean and clementine couscous

Sarah Butler

26, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘I tweeted and life went nuts’: OFM Awards 2022 Food Hero – Jack Monroe
The campaigner whose work on explaining the cost of living crisis helped win the votes of OFM readers recalls her hectic year

Interview by Killian Fox

16, Oct, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Food bank demand for items to eat cold ‘mind blowing’, says Jack Monroe
Anti-poverty campaigner says many people cannot afford to turn on the hob because of high energy bills

Kalyeena Makortoff

26, May, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Jack Monroe to sue MP after he says ‘she makes fortune from the poor’
Food writer and activist, who won a libel suit against the Daily Mail’s Katie Hopkins, takes action against Tory Lee Anderson

Mark Townsend Home affairs editor

15, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Cost of living crisis could be fatal for some UK children, Jack Monroe tells MPs
Food campaigner calls for social security benefits to be uprated in line with inflation as situation is ‘untenable’ for those in poverty

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

09, Mar, 2022 @1:14 PM

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‘Thanks to everyone at Asda’: success for anti-poverty campaigner Jack Monroe
Activist cries in relief as she commends supermarket for lowering prices amid cost-of-living crisis

Nadeem Badshah

12, Feb, 2022 @9:28 PM

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Asda makes cheapest food pledge after pressure from Jack Monroe
Anti-poverty campaigner says low-income shoppers could not always find its lowest price ranges

Hilary Osborne

07, Feb, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Cost-of-living crisis: Jack Monroe hails ONS update of inflation calculations
Move by government statisticians follows analysis by UK poverty activist of impact on poorest families

Larry Elliott Economics editor

26, Jan, 2022 @7:23 PM

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Terry Pratchett estate backs Jack Monroe’s idea for ‘Vimes Boots’ poverty index
Campaigner has used the idea drawn from Discworld novels to register the disproportionate effect price rises have on the lower paid

Alison Flood

26, Jan, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Jack Monroe: 'My back-up plan is to go back to working at the supermarket'
The cook and campaigner talks about growing up in a house full of foster children, her large appetite, and why she doesn’t take her career for granted

John Hind

16, May, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’
The food writer and activist, 31, tells Megan Nolan about internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed Miliband

Megan Nolan

15, Jun, 2019 @1:00 PM

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