Our Annual Review 2020/2021 has been published. View it online here. If you'd like a printed copy, just let us know.
HEADLINES: WHAT WE DID IN 2020/21
The Living Wage Foundation has announced the revised hourly rates needed to allow people to get by, and to thrive.
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Boris Johnson has been formally warned by the UK statistics regulator about his claim that child poverty has fallen over the past decade, accoring to HuffPost UK.
"The prefixes ‘food’, ‘child’ or ‘fuel’ make life for 14 million poor Britons seem easily fixable. In truth, radical action is needed."
Aditya Chakrabortty, Guardian columnist.
See article here
We are grateful to Vauxhall MP Florence Eshalomi for responding to our concern about Lambeth Advice Centres by asking the Secretary of State for Justice about the steps he proposes (See Hansard, here). Following the question in the Commons she wrote to him with further questions: "In the Chamber, I highlighted that access to justice is under threat. In my constituency of Vauxhall, we have just lost one of our most established independent legal advice centres. As you will know from your own casework, access to free independent legal advice is essential for our citizens, especially the most disadvantaged. And in some instances, it can be life changing."