Philip Alston Discusses His Investigation into UK Poverty

Significant Poverty in the UK Triggers Investigation by Human Rights Expert

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, says one of the reasons he wanted to investigate UK poverty is because of implications for the RoW given the UK’s historic role as world leader in social protection policy

Significant Poverty in the UK Triggers Investigation by Human Rights Expert

Significant Poverty in the UK Triggers Investigation by Human Rights Expert (1/2)

December 22, 2018

Poverty and destitution in the UK, even among those employed, and harsh government policy ‘solutions’ like punitive ‘job centers’ hit the most vulnerable hardest, including women and people with disabilities, explains UN Special Rapporteur, Philip Alston discussing his investigation into UK poverty.

Significant Poverty in the UK Triggers Investigation by Human Rights Expert (2/2)

UK Poverty Is the Consequence of Ideological Policy Choices of the Government (2/2)

December 22, 2018

The British model since 2010, based on ‘austerity’ can be seen as a transfer of resources from the poor to the relatively wealthy, explains UN Special Rapporteur for Extreme Poverty & Human Rights, Philip Alston discussing his investigation into UK poverty.