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‘No gifts, no freebies, no cheating’

Lord McConnell

      £1 doesn’t cover a morning coffee in the café next to my office, but across the world around one billion people live on just £1 a day for all their living costs. The Global Poverty Project has been working hard for the last four years to challenge this unacceptable state of affairs…

Living Below the Line 2012: My Diary

Lord McConnell

Here, in my five-day diary, I reveal how I survived on porridge, water and vegetable soup as part of my Live Below the Line campaign 2012. THE RULES I have to live on £1 a day for five consecutive days. Worldwide, 1.4billion people live on this. Thankfully, my £1 a day is just food and drink, not everything…