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Interest rises in food bank schemes in the United Kingdom as struggling Britons hunger for new economic solutions.
The international human rights lawyer challenges government policies on their excessive impact on the poorest
The Guardian: “Food banks surge leads to Defra inquiry” (Research will study the effectiveness of emergency provision as fears increase over the impact of austerity measures)
The Huffington Post: “Food Poverty: UN Special Rapporteur Finds Austerity, Food Banks And Working Poor In UK ‘Extremely Worrying.’”
An explosion in poverty-related hunger in Britain is putting the government in danger of failing to meet its international human rights obligations to its most vulnerable citizens, charities have...
The Independent: “UN official alarmed by rise of food banks in UK”
With the recent news that both the United Kingdom’s and United States’ economies contracted last quarter—the U.K. by a large 1.2 percent annualized rate and the U.S. by a much smaller 0.1...
Some English councils are "dodging democracy" by not holding referendums on council tax rises, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has said.
The UK's ongoing financial problems are putting an increasing strain on family relationships, a survey has suggested.
Commissioners Lady Kennedy and Philippe Sands' concerns are important, but are unlikely to impact the justice minister's desire to withdraw from the European convention
Age of criminal responsibility must be raised to protect children's rights
William Beveridge paved the way for the welfare state 70 years ago. But do people now think more in terms of "scroungers" than the "deserving"?
An urgent hearing of a legal challenge over this summer's controversial GCSE English results has been ordered by a judge.
An increase in the living wage could save the government a lot of money as the better-paid workers will pay more in tax
Six out of 11 care workers who admitted a total of 38 charges of neglect or abuse of patients at a private hospital have been jailed.
The number of children in the care system in England is rising, official figures show.
A free school in Bradford has had its government funding withdrawn a week before it was due to open after it failed to attract enough pupils.
News that councils are to fund food banks is an indictment of government policy and surely shames us all.
Food banks shame us all – it’s time to hold the government to account.