Key think-tanks and research agencies
The ODI is an independent, global think tank, with staff, partners, and ODI fellows in 50 countries, undertaking cutting-edge research and analysis to generate evidence, ideas and solutions. Senior Research Associate Marcus Manuel explains how governments can act now to get back on track and eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.
IFS is one of Britain’s leading independent microeconomic research institute. Its principal aim is to inform public debate on economics in order to promote the development of effective fiscal policy. It launched an ambitious review of inequalities, chaired by Sir Angus Deaton and funded by Nuffield Foundation in May 2019.
The UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and its recognised national statistical institute. Its main responsibilities are collecting, analysing and disseminating statistics about the UK's economy, society and population. The experimental household costs indices is based on a range of goods and services including education, housing, transport, food and clothing. This barometer provides a wider examination of living costs in Britain than the consumer price index (CPI). April 2019 report found that living costs was rising faster for UK's poorest families than richest.
The IPPR is a progressive think tank with, among other aims, to relieve poverty, unemployment, or those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship, or other disadvantage. IPPR Produce reports and papers on all the above with the most recent exploring the barriers to employment for people with learning disabilities.
All Together in Dignity / ATD FOURTH WORLD is a human rights based anti-poverty organisation, with more than fifty years’ experience tackling inequality and promoting social justice in the UK.
The Global Coalition to End Child Poverty is a global initiative to raise awareness about children living in poverty across the world and support global and national action to alleviate it. Their members work together as part of the Coalition, as well as individually, to achieve a world where all children grow up free from poverty, deprivation and exclusion. The BPI is an active member of this coalition.
Feeding Bristol provides strategic support in tackling food insecurity across the city. They support the increased efficiency and effectiveness of existing practitioners and community groups by helping them to add further value to their current operations. This allows them to take an informed approach in their efforts to drive systemic change and to tackle the root causes of food insecurity.