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Housing crisis ‘creates in-work poverty’

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Poverty among people who are working has risen despite a recovery in the UK economy, a study suggests.

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Housing crisis ‘creates in-work poverty’

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Poverty among people who are working has risen despite a recovery in the UK economy, a study suggests.

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Number of London’s ‘working poor’ surges 70% in 10 years

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Housing costs worsen poverty in the capital despite record numbers in jobs as study finds work barely pays for 1.2 million Londoners

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Raising minimum wage a ‘completely hopeless’ way of reducing poverty, says OBR

Shared from on 16 July 2015

Economists warn that the new national living wage is a 'completely hopeless' way of trying to reduce poverty that could leave the economy with higher unemployment if another crisis hits

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Majority of poor children live in working families, IFS study finds

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Research says tax and benefits policies will directly increase inequality, undermining government’s ‘work your way out of poverty’ mantra

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Wage earners can’t escape poverty trap

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Most unemployed people who find jobs are paid less than a living wage and will probably fail to escape from low pay, a report says

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