Our Work

Cost of Living Crisis

Members report the cost of living is the number 1 issue for them and their communities. The crisis is affecting everyone. But it is hitting those on the lowest income hardest.

We welcome the Chancellor's pledge to offer more support to low-income families. But this is nowhere near enough. Many millions will still face hard choice about everyday essential purchases.

Over the summer recess, PlaceShapers members are contacting MPs showing them what the cost of living crisis looks like locally, and what they are doing to support residents and staff through it.

In August 2022 we joined 70 organisations calling on next Prime Minister to reassure low-income families they will receive sufficient support through a national emergency.

As PlaceShapers we are supporting members with the many challenges they and their communities face. Our activities include:

We want to keep the conversation going around this vital issue. If you've got something to add contact us at info@placeshapers.org