Are politicians overlooking inequality and poverty?
Faiza Shaheen, the director of the think tank Class, which campaigns against inequality, and Ella Whelan, the assistant editor of Spiked magazine, which supports Brexit.
Big rise in food bank users
Britain’s biggest food bank charity, the Trussell Trust, has revealed a huge leap in the numbers of people needing emergency food parcels in the past year.
FactCheck Q&A: are a million people using foodbanks?
Britain’s biggest food bank charity says more than 1 million needy people received free food in 2014/15, the biggest number on record. The Trussell Trust says it gave food aid to 1,084,604 people compared to 913,138 in 2013/14 – a 19 per cent increase. Jeremy Paxman tried to corner David Cameron on the growing use…
FactCheck: is the government starving the poor?
Bishops think there is a link between food poverty and government welfare reforms. But what is the hard evidence?