Column / Investigation

The Cost of Living Crisis

Byline Times investigates the causes and consequences of Britain's biggest recession for 30 years

EXCLUSIVE Tax Cuts For The Rich, Benefit Cuts For The Poor?

, 30 September 2022
Following news that benefits may rise with earnings, not inflation, Sian Norris and the Byline Intelligence Team asks: who will be hardest hit? And is this an inequality economy?

‘The Iceberg Heading Straight Towards the Government is Housing Market Crash’

, 28 September 2022
Experts explain how ‘the wheels could come off’ the British economy as a result of Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng's reckless approach, reports Sam Bright

Five Policies that Jacob Rees-Mogg Should Adopt Now on Climate Change

, 26 September 2022
Stuart Spray runs through some of the immediate actions that could be taken by the Government to address global warming and fix our energy system

Liz Truss’ Economic Shock Doctrine Will Only Help the Richest

, 23 September 2022
The Chancellor has announced a series of massive tax cuts for high earners and corporations, which have seen the pound slump and the value of Government bonds fall. Why is the Prime Minister risking turning an economic crisis into a disaster?

EXCLUSIVE Fracking Minister Funded by Fossil Fuel Investor

, 22 September 2022
Nafeez Ahmed investigates Jacob Rees-Mogg's relationship with his former hedge-fund mentor and political donor Robin Crispin Odey

Will Museums be a Casualty of the Cost of Living Crisis?

, 20 September 2022
High energy bills and pressure to provide warm banks for the public are threatening the cultural sector's recovery from the pandemic

Household Debt, Problem Debt, and a Cost of Living Crisis

, 13 September 2022
Sian Norris and the Byline Intelligence Team look at rates of debt and problem debt in the UK, as families turn to loans to make ends meet

People With Eating Disorders ‘Struggling’ as Cost of Living Crisis Batters Britain

, 12 September 2022
The choice between heating and eating will have a big impact on those suffering from an eating disorder, warns Emily Chundy

Nearly Half of Foster Carers Considering Quitting Due to Cost of Living Crisis, Research Finds

, 6 September 2022
The findings come at a time when the sector has already been struggling to find carers to look after vulnerable children

‘Truss’ North Sea Drilling Plan Will Need to Prolong Cost of Living Crisis to Buoy Big Oil Profits’

, 6 September 2022
The Government's own data suggests that Britain’s fossil fuel lobbies want to use the cost of living crisis to keep themselves afloat, writes Nafeez Ahmed

‘Johnsonism Gone Sour: Liz Truss as Prime Minister Will Drag Us to Disaster’

, 5 September 2022
The UK's incoming Prime Minister has accepted the worst parts of Boris Johnson's politics, while abandoning anything that made his agenda palatable, reports Adam Bienkov

‘Dysfunction in Poverty, House Insulation and Energy Pricing Existed Long Before Current Crisis’

, 2 September 2022
The acclaimed public health academic spoke to Adrian Goldberg for the Byline Times Podcast

Crisis and Myth: Why Politicians Must Stop Comparing the UK Economy to ‘Running a Household’

, 1 September 2022
Jack Mosse unpicks the flawed understanding of national debt that has pervaded the Conservative leadership contest and Tory economic policy for a number of years

Alone and Ignored: How the Cost of Living Crisis is Impacting Students

, 1 September 2022
Orla McAndrew speaks to students about their fears for the future as the Government once again turns a blind eye to young people

Missing in Action: The British Public is Being Asked to Bail Out its Own Government

, 24 August 2022
From climate change to the cost of living, ordinary people are being forced to compensate for an administration in paralysis, says Lisa Young

The Politics of Porridge

, 21 January 2022

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