Together with her husband FB
founded The Neighbours
, a group devoted to social welfare, whose members pledged themselves to live on no more than the national average wage. They placed all their earnings above...
described in a pamphlet the idealistic charity organisation, The Neighbours
, to which she and her husband
Gittings, Robert, and Frances Bellerby. “Introduction”. Selected Poems, edited by Anne Stevenson and Anne Stevenson, Enitharmon Press, 1986.
Wealth and Poverty
The wage on which members of The Neighbours
had to live was three pounds for a single person, four pounds for a married couple. Their income was deemed to include anything worth money, so that...