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Submissions are now being accepted for this international, in-person conference taking place between Friday 23 - Sunday 25 June in Leeds, UK

Scrabble board filled with words related to climate.

Academics from Leeds blog about public views of the cost of living crisis and climate policies.


The project will address noncoverage error to improve our conceptual, methodological and substantive understanding of poverty across Europe.

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Leeds residents are increasingly having to borrow from loan sharks and high-interest lenders to meet their basic needs because of issues with their benefits, according to new research.

A man checking bags in a food bank. 
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Raising benefits in line with earnings – not inflation – will make things worse for low-income households in the coming years.