Tag: material deprivation
Free School Meals for All London Pupils
All primary pupils in London schools are going to get Free School Meals from September 2023 according to an announcement from the Mayor of London on Monday. This new policy will cost £130 million, save the average family £440 a year and benefit around 270 000 children. In an interview on Radio 4’s Today programme…
The Extent of Material Deprivation in the UK
2019 statistics show a decline in the number of households in material deprivation
400, 000 children in the UK do not have their own bed
400, 000 children live in such extreme poverty that their parents are unable to afford to buy them their own bed. The 400, 000 figure is an estimate made by the charity Buttle UK. The charity calculated the estimated figure of 400, 000 based on a sample of the 10 000 families it helped last year.…
Exploring the Experience of Poverty in the UK
some documentaries providing qualitative evidence on the experience of poverty in the U.K.
The Effects of Material Deprivation on Education
material deprivation means poor kids are more likely go hungry and get sick from living in cold houses which harms their education.