Social exclusion

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Rough sleeper numbers down 37% in England during Covid pandemic
Charities say data shows success of Covid homelessness schemes, but warn it is not the full picture

Jessica Murray

25, Feb, 2021 @1:21 PM

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New BBC chair managed firm that funded controversial property company
Exclusive: Richard Sharp is linked to firm accused of building ‘ghettoes for the vulnerable’

Tom Wall

25, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Tax abuse and money laundering is trapping billions in poverty, says UN
UN report claims up to 10% of the world’s wealth could be hidden offshore

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Job losses in pandemic due to performance issues, say nearly half of Britons
Kings College London study also revealed negative views of minorities are still common

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Can a new Beveridge fix a broken welfare state?
Letters: Readers respond to John Harris’s article about how the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of Britain’s welfare structures

Letters

24, Feb, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Failure to enact public duty law 'has worsened England inequality in pandemic'
Exclusive: government urged to activate part of Equality Act that would impose duty on public bodies to tackle inequality

Haroon Siddique

24, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK thinktank calls for door-to-door Covid jabs to tackle vaccine disparities
Exclusive: Runnymede Trust chief says uptake gap risks Covid becoming a disease of poverty

Nazia Parveen and Jessica Murray

23, Feb, 2021 @7:40 PM

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BAME Britons more likely to face higher living costs, study finds
Disabled people also among key groups more likely to face ‘poverty premium’ that increases cost of essential services

Kevin Rawlinson

23, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK homeless deaths rise by more than a third in a year, study finds
The Dying Homeless Project reveals nearly 1,000 unhoused people died across the country in 2020

Clea Skopeliti

22, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Louise Casey: 'Are we ever going to create a Britain for everyone?'
The former homelessness tsar thinks we need big, radical reform to tackle hunger, rough sleeping and poverty. And she has a plan

Rachel Cooke

21, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The chancellor must heed the plight of poorer families | Letters
Withdrawing the extra £20 paid to those in need would plunge another 400,000 children into poverty

21, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Call for new Beveridge report as number of destitute UK households doubles during Covid
Research shows the pandemic has had a disproportionate economic impact on regions such as the north-west of England

Michael Savage

20, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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