Birmingham’s Child Poverty Needs Assessment 2015

Birmingham’s Child Poverty Commission has launched their 2015 Child Poverty Needs Assessment, which contains some interesting statistics around childhood obesity in Birmingham and how this relates to other indicators of child poverty.   

Rise in food bank provision 2009-2013

These two maps are a graphic illustration of the rise in food banks across England, Scotland and Wales 2009-13. It appears in a paper published last month in the BMJ, Austerity, sanctions and the rise of food banks in...

A different society?

If food poverty is just a symptom of poverty and we measure most things in terms of Economic Growth – What would happen if we manage and measure things differently – with different metrics? What if we didn’t measure...
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