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OU on the BBC: Living with Poverty - Peas and pay packets

Updated Monday, 20th May 2013

A film-maker's personal journey through Hull helps him discover the impact of low wages and the casual jobs market

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Living with Poverty film-maker Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC The film-maker featured in this documentary Film-maker Sean McAllister returns home to Hull to meet his former colleagues from the city's pea factory.

On his personal journey through Hull he discovers the impact of low wages and the casual jobs market.

Visit the main Living with Poverty pages for a tool which allows you to explore the short history of (mis)representing poverty. You can also listen to The Open University's Gerry Mooney discusses the language used to describe poverty in the UK with columnist and writer, Owen Jones. 




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