Poverty and ethnicity

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report on poverty and ethnicity in April 2007.

Poverty and disability

In 2006, the New Policy Institute co-authored a report with Child Poverty Action Group entitled A route out of poverty? Disabled people, work and welfare reform.  Since then, we have updated our material for the latest statistics.

Scotland

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s latest analysis was published in September 2010

The summaries from the earlier reports are also available online as pdfs, namely:

Wales

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s latest analysis was published in June 2009.

This 2009 analysis updates a previous analysis published in July 2007.

This 2007 analysis, in turn, updated the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s 2005 comprehensive report.

Northern Ireland

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s latest analysis was published in September 2009.

This 2009 analysis updates the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s 2006 comprehensive report.

Rural England

In 2009, we published a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of poverty and social exclusion in rural England for the Commission for Rural Communities.

London

The Trust for London’s latest analysis was published in October 2010

This analysis updates a previous, more comprehensive, analysis published in 2009.

Social exclusion: some possible broader areas of concern

On 5th September 2006, Tony Blair gave a major speech on social exclusion. As part of the preparations for this speech, the New Policy Institute was asked to prepare a briefing paper on the broader concerns.

Impact of devolution

In 2010, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report on the impact, or otherwise, of devolution on low-income people and places. Underlying that report was a longer report with comparative statistics for the four home countries.

Low pay

In-work poverty

In 2008, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report on how the problems of in-work poverty should be addressed.

In-work poverty in Wales

In 2006, the Bevan Institute and the New Policy Institute jointly published a report on in-work poverty in Wales.

Why worry about the low paid?

In 2004, Catherine Howarth from London Citizens and the New Policy Institute jointly published a comprehensive report on the problems of the low paid.

Tax credits

In 2003, at the request of UNISON, the New Policy Institute produced a paper on issues associated with tax credits.

Unemployment

In 2009, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report setting out the arguments for and against raising the value of Jobseeker’s Allowance.

Fuel poverty

In 2008, on behalf of the Eaga Partnership Charitable Trust, the New Policy Institute published a report on the links between low income and fuel poverty.

Government strategy

People sometimes say, “your site is great but what do you think the government actually should be doing”.¬† In 2001, the Fabian Society and the New Policy Institute jointly published a major report on this subject