Need to tackle cycle of hardship
THE new research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation into the plummeting income of families makes for alarming reading.
Despite living in one of the world’s richest countries, the research reveals that two in every five families are struggling on incomes that do not cover a minimum standard of living.
That this is still happening in 2015 is something we should all be concerned about.
The gap between the money families have and the costs they need to cover is getting wider.