Why are homelessness and food insecurity growing in the UK?

Machin, R. ORCID: 0000-0003-2296-2123, 2024. Why are homelessness and food insecurity growing in the UK? [Digital or Visual Media]

Item Type: Digital or Visual Media
Creators: Machin, R.
Publisher: YouTube
Date: 29 May 2024
Abstract: Homelessness and Housing Issues: In this episode, we explore the soaring rent prices in private accommodation and the imbalance of power dynamics favoring landlords. These are issues that affect us all, and Richard Machin provides insights into why so many people are sleeping rough on the streets and proposes potential long-term solutions to this persistent problem.

Food Poverty and Insecurity: The discussion shifts to food poverty, examining the crucial role of food banks and other stakeholders in addressing food insecurity in the UK. Richard offers a deep dive into the systemic issues contributing to food poverty and potential policy solutions.

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Changes: We conclude by analyzing recent changes in PIP and their societal ramifications. Richard discusses how these changes impact the most vulnerable groups and what needs to be done to ensure fair and adequate support.
Description: YouTube Spotlight Podcast
Official URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2ESSHUC8Mc
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 13 Jun 2024 13:22
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2024 13:22
URI: https://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/51560

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