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Poverty in Britain
In this issue :
- Measuring poverty
- Child poverty
- Charities that can help people
- Peoples views on poverty
- Causes of poverty
There are so many problems in Britain that cause people to live in poverty. But
What are the causes and how can people solve them to live a happier life an
carrying on following their dreams.
Consequences of poverty
Poverty can have a massive impact on children’s life and well begin because they have limited life choices on what they want to do in life .
There are personal and external factors that can lead to people begin in
poverty and here are some facts of poverty in the past year.
According to kent.gov that in 2011/12, that there was about 9.8 million people living in poverty in the UK. It can lead to people having mental health and social problems. There has been a increase in severe poverty since 2005. Poverty can link to health disadvantages and in the UK today it seems to be determined by their wealth but disabled people are more likely to live in poverty
People’s view on poverty
Some people think poverty shouldn’t be allowed in Britain because there isn’t enough support for people who really need it but Britain are allowing people from other countries to come in and give them all the support they need instead of families. Also people feel sad about this because no should be living in
poverty and people who live in Britain already should have got the help they need first before giving it people they let in. Also everyone should be looked after.
Measuring poverty in the UK
There are many different ways to measure poverty in the UK and the most common way of measuring poverty is the income. It also shows which groups that are more at risk about
living in poverty . Also the government can see if poverty is decreasing or increasing in
How does income link in with poverty?
The income in the UK and the European union is less than 60% of the modern average of
other countries . But if people are still living on the relative poverty line. This means that the government are keeping up with different households whether they are poor or rich and the government are making sure they are keeping up with other people on the middle income.
There are different reasons why children live in poverty. But here arte some of reasons
- If there are living with a single parent
- Having a larger family with 3 more children
- Social housing
- Someone is disabled in the house.
Child poverty is about children living in households suffering from a lack of material resources they need. The resources might include money . But other people might need healthcare , a home and free education. Some groups of children are at a higher risk of living in poverty than others.
- Black and minority ethnic groups
- Work less and working households
Why are children growing up in poverty
The reason why children are growing up in poverty because they might be having a loss of their parents begin out of employment. The barriers to unemployment are onset of illness or disability but these factors are immediate causes of poverty. But there are also some
underlying and long term causes of poverty as well.
Consequences of child poverty
Poverty can have a massive impact on children’s life and well-begin because they will have limited life choices. This means that they might not be able to follow their dreams
depending on their qualifications and education.
Charites that can help poverty
The charities are
- Salvation army
- Child action group
- Turn to us
- Save the children
Oxfam is a global worldwide charity that helps people in poverty and they will give people food and water to live on. They believe that everyone in the UK should have enough food to eat. They also work alongside Trussell food bank to deliver free meals to people.
You can support Oxfam by running a marathon, by volunteering in one of the shops or donate money online.
People can turn to this charity because salvation army can help people to come out of poverty. Also they can help people if they are in an emergency , they can find them a long-term solution and the ongoing nature of their work . The charity can provide clothes, food parcels and utility top ups etc. they also provide emergency accommodation.
Child action group
They help children and families to understand what causes poverty and the impact that it has on people’s life. They provide accurate information, training and advice . We can help by making a donation and become a member. It is aiming to end child poverty in the UK.
Save the children
This is a charity that help over 17.4 million children through their work in 2014. but if a family is living in disaster , they can help provide food , water and healthcare protection. It is a worldwide charity.
If you want to read more about poverty and the charities. Here are some of the websites