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The Politics of Poverty

This presentation was given at an Anti-Poverty Conference organised by Bolsover CVP in July. Simon Duffy explores some of the myths about inequality and poverty in the UK and proposes that we need a much more local welfare state.


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Slides on The Politics of Poverty © Simon Duffy 2016.

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Exploring the Meaning of Poverty

Exploring the Meaning of Poverty

Poverty isolates and divides us. It leaves us thinking we are not good enough and we are too poor to spend time with friends or family writes Simon Duffy.

Our Lives: challenging attitudes to poverty in 2015

Our Lives: Poverty in 2015

An important survey of the experiences of families living in in poverty in modern Britain.

Poverty UK

Poverty UK

Simon Duffy explores the politics behind poverty in the UK today.

Counting the Cuts

Counting the Cuts

This report was one of the first quantitative analyses providing an estimate of the cumulative impact of UK Government cuts on disabled people and those in poverty.

Life in Bolsover Today

Life in Bolsover Today

Inequality in the UK has doubled in a generation and the consequences are felt most harshly in places like Bolsover as the Community Voluntary Partners' report shows.