We visit the city in England worst affected by local authority cuts
People forced to choose between libraries and basic care
The vulnerable people who are struggling just to survive
Is history repeating itself with the rise of the right?
They've been farmers for generation but they are now losing their livelihoods
The squalid slum-like conditions of the working poor
We meet the people of Wigan who say Orwell made their town a byword for grotesque poverty
When Orwell reached Liverpool, his guide was George Garrett, an almost unknown working-class writer
People came to Sheffield to escape Hitler and the city is carrying on that tradition of providing help to those in need
Born in Barnsley in 1923 Harry remembers the terrible experience of poverty as a child
Heartbreaking stories of poverty in Leeds and how people are fighting back with the 'humanifesto'
The Wigan Pier Project created by