Poverty

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Workers ‘paid 35p per hour’ to make Spice Girls t-shirts

Comic Relief has said it is “shocked and concerned” by a report alleging that Spice Girls t-shirts sold to support its “gender justice” campaign were made by staff paid the equivalent of 35p per hour.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

'Children are malnourished, grey and in dirty clothes', headteachers warn

'Children are malnourished, grey and in dirty clothes', headteachers warn

'Children are malnourished, grey and in dirty clothes', headteachers warn

Headteachers claim some children put food from the school in their pockets to take home

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

'Ice boy' told to leave private school after less than two weeks

'Ice boy' told to leave private school after less than two weeks

'Ice boy' told to leave private school after less than two weeks

The child had been offered a free place at a private school after a photo of him went viral online

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Child poverty in UK is 'growing crisis', research shows

Child poverty in UK is 'growing crisis', research shows

Child poverty in UK is 'growing crisis', research shows

The End Child Poverty coalition says half of the children in some parts of the UK are growing up in poverty

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

This photo has gone viral and prompted a flood of sympathy

Photo of child covered in ice after walk to school in China sparks donations

Photo of child covered in ice after walk to school in China sparks donations

'Ice boy' has appeared in many news reports and also started a debate on child poverty in the country

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Poverty progress at risk of reversing back 20 years

Joseph Rowntree Foundation research finds that 30% of children and 16% of pensioners live in poverty

Poverty progress at risk of reversing back 20 years

Currently, 30% of children and 16% of pensioners live in poverty in the United Kingdom.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Zimbabwe: 'No matter what happens Robert Mugabe is toast and can't hang on'

Zimbabwe: 'No matter what happens Robert Mugabe is toast and can't hang on'

'No matter what happens in Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is toast and can't hang on'

Zimbabwe-born journalist Georgina Godwin says the situation in Zimbabwe must now be used to end corruption

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'The Conservatives are the nice party not the nasty party'

Jacob Rees-Mogg says Tory conference protesters were 'perfectly polite'

Jacob Rees-Mogg says Tory conference protesters were 'perfectly polite'

Jacob Rees-Mogg says protestors didn't storm the Tory conference fringe event he was at, they just unfurled some banners

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells period poverty campaigner she has no idea 'whether there is an issue or not'

Julia Hartley-Brewer slams period poverty campaigner: 'You don't even know if it's an issue'

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with period poverty campaigner

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims it costs the average woman £15 a year to buy enough sanitary products

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

'The report on children's hunger during school holidays is meaningless', argues Paul Ross

'Report on children's hunger during school holidays is meaningless', argues Paul Ross

'The report on children's hunger during school holidays is meaningless'

The chief executive of the social mobility charity Mayor's Fund for London joins Paul Ross to discuss hunger and poverty

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

Indian government to consider handing out cash to fight poverty

Indian government considering handing out cash to fight poverty

Indian government considering handing out cash to fight poverty

India is the world's second most populous country, with the initiative planned to create a 'universal basic income'

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone'

A report by Oxfam has claimed that just eight men have the same amount of wealth as 3.6 billion people

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The James Whale Show bonus podcast: James Cleverly

The James Whale Show bonus podcast: James Cleverly - Wednesday 7 December 2016

The James Whale Show bonus podcast: James Cleverly

James talks to the Conservative MP for Braintree