Our website makes use of cookies. To find out more please read our privacy policy
Close Menu

Issue 1465 - From Maggie to Marcus

£4.00 GBP

Shipping Click here for information on our shipping costs.

This item will be shipped directly by the supplier.

A history of school dinners
Fifty years ago this week, Margaret Thatcher (then education secretary) gained a ruthless reputation after snatching the milk from schoolchildren. This week we look at what happened next. Jamie Oliver tells us about taking on turkey twizzlers and looks forward to what has to happen to ensure kids aren’t going hungry in the UK.

Cladding scandal
As we approach the four year anniversary of the devastating Grenfell fire we look at the lives still impacted. Survivor Antonio Roncolato shares his views on the ongoing enquiry and we meet people trapped in unsafe homes while arguments continue about who should be paying to upgrade fire safety standards in thousands of properties.

Also inside
- Former Labour leader Ed Miliband gives a frank Letter To My Younger Self talking about the upside of not being PM
- As we warm up for the Euros kick-off, robotic striker Peter Crouch tells us what life is like for a player at a big tournament
- Millicent Simmonds, star of A Quiet Place 2 says people with a disability don’t need anyone else to play the hero
- As Carers Week begins, we tell you how to access support many may be missing out on
- And one of the first to know about the wedding of the year (Boris & Carrie) was Big Issue vendor Adrian who has a pitch nearby. He tells us what he witnessed…
Plus much more!

The Big Issue

The Big Issue’s own-brand products support the creation of a range of work-based opportunities for disadvantaged people.
The Big Issue has spent over 27 years at the helm of self-help revolution. It all began with the launch of The Big Issue magazine in 1991, which was created to offer homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to earn a legitimate income by selling a magazine on the streets. Since then over 200 million copies magazine have been sold by over 100,000 people. Vendors buy the magazine upfront for £1.50 and sell it on to the public for £3.00, and in doing so each runs their own micro-enterprise. In 2005 Big Issue Invest was launched, with the aim of extending The Big Issue’s mission by financing the growth of social enterprises and charities across the UK. To date the organisation has directly invested in over 350 such organisations, and manages or advises on more than £170 million of social funds.
Read all about The Big Issue

The Big Issue big sellers

Support The Big Issue
Issue 1490 - The Beatles £3.00 GBP
Support The Big Issue
Issue 1489 - Claudia Winkleman £4.00 GBP
Support The Big Issue
Issue 1488 - Hounds Of Love £4.00 GBP
Support The Big Issue
Big Issue Christmas Baubles - Various Designs £8.00 GBP
See all The Big Issue items
Supporting the Makers (icon)


Our suppliers create opportunities for disadvantaged people

Protecting the planet (icon)


Our products are sourced with sustainability in mind

A hand up, not hand out (icon)


We’re striving to dismantle poverty through social trading