My name is Kelly Mattison and I am a freelance health and social affairs journalist based in Stockport, greater Manchester. My articles have been published in big issue in the north, big issue Scotland, guardian society, guardian social care and young minds magazine.

‘I’d make sure children in poverty were getting enough money’

‘I’d make sure children in poverty were getting enough money’

Kayleigh was one of five young people in the recent documentary Poor Kids whose moving and eloquent accounts moved child poverty up the political agenda.

‘I was in a supportive, loving and disciplined environment’

‘I was in a supportive, loving and disciplined environment’

Acts of random kindness

Acts of random kindness