JESSICA TOALE: Next week, the UK presents its progress towards the United Nations sustainable development goals. It will highlight our government’s failure to properly commit to equality and sustainability.
EMMA LEWELL-BUCK MP: Millions of people across the UK struggle to find enough to eat.
Our 'Poverty and social security: where next?' series has been discussing how a future government should mend our social security system. In the final blog, Fran Bennett considers the key challenges and directions for change.
SALLY WITCHER: Scotland’s new social security system teaches Westminster not only the value of dignity and respect, but that it’s time for a new kind of politics.
SAM ROYSTON: Few questions in the social security system matter more than how benefits increase over time, but there is currently very little consistency or coherence in how this is calculated. We need a better approach.
JASMINE BASRAN: Since 2010 rough sleeping in England has increased by 165 per cent, despite a small drop of 2 per cent in the last 12 months. Social security must change to support the delivery of decent and affordable housing for all.