Category Archives: Poverty and Income Maintenance

Two blog posts on Food Banks

On the Progress website I have provided two commentaries on food banks.

The first argues that food banks reflect an attack on welfare provision by the coalition government.

The second argues that food banks are a sign of the failure of welfare provision in contemporary Britain

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Alternative financial help in the crisis

Her is a guest blog on the PSE website discussing the role/potential limitations of alternative financial institutions during the economic crisis and responding to increasing levels of poverty: here