Tag Archives: Poverty

Health report finds poverty and deprivation key in inequalities

Rachel Flowers, Croydon’s director of public health, has highlighted local health inequalities and made raft of recommendations to “narrow the gap” to improve residents’ health at every life stage. Flowers’ report is the first for three years that has not … Continue reading

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‘Alarming’ report finds 1-in-4 older Londoners living in poverty

Poverty rates among older Londoners are significantly higher compared to the rest of the country, according to a report published today by charity Age UK London. The figures show that 25per cent of older Londoners live in poverty, compared to … Continue reading

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Croydon suffering more as London’s poverty gap grows

It’s not just the Scots who are demanding a new financial settlement from central government. Outer London boroughs, especially Croydon, need to get more cash from Westminster for the growing needs of their rapidly growing populations. Croydon, as we have … Continue reading

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Disability group meets to discuss benefit cuts: May 30

Croydon and Bromley Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) is a group campaigning for the human rights of disabled people in the context of austerity and cuts to services and benefits. DPAC is holding a benefit justice meeting in Croydon from … Continue reading

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