Tag - cost of living crisis


Debt relief scheme success

The number of people in Islington accessing a debt relief scheme opened to provide financial support during the coronavirus pandemic has risen by a third last...


Rough sleeping services expanded

Sadiq Khan has expanded rough sleeping services in London, as new figures show another rise in the number of homeless people on the capital’s streets.


London childcare costs

More families with young children will be driven out of London if the city is unable to cope with an expected rise in demand for childcare, a London Assembly...


Free holiday meals extended

Sadiq Khan has announced an extension to his free holiday meals programme, as new polling reveals that 35 per cent of London parents and carers are cutting...


Christmas cost of living

The cost of a Christmas dinner has risen more than twice as fast as monthly wages in Islington over the past two years, analysis suggests.


School meals launch

Sadiq Khan has said he wants his year-long programme of free meals for primary school children to become permanent – though he stopped short of committing to...


Temporary accommodation crisis

Fresh concerns have been raised over the lack of accommodation for London’s homeless, as new data reveals how families with children are increasingly left in...

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