Britain is in a ‘spiral of ever-growing division’ with rural and coastal regions being left behind, warns social mobility tsar.
Social Mobility Commission says successive governments have failed to reduce the gap between Britain’s ‘haves and have nots’.
The new policy will be funded by introducing VAT on private school fees.
EHRC report says benefit cuts are 'significantly affecting the already low living standards of disabled people'.
Chancellor urged to take action in Spring Budget, or risk three in four providers running into deficit.
Since 2004 the number of children with disabilities has risen by 50% but fewer appear to qualify for council help, according to National Children’s Bureau.
Labour say the policy would be funded through a 1.5% increase to corporation tax.
Theresa May's voting record will undoubtedly leave many people worried about what the future may hold.
UN children’s agency report highlights toll on youngsters by 2030 unless world leaders turn rhetoric into reality on fighting poverty.
TUC calls for urgent action as analysis reveals BAME degree graduates are two and half times more likely to be unemployed than white people.
If not for benefits like tax credits the income gap between poor and wealthier children would be among the highest in Europe, says UNICEF.
Lords report says curriculum focuses too much on academic route, leaving those who do not go to university unprepared for world of work.
NASUWT say "teachers and schools are being left to pick up the pieces of callous fiscal and social policies".
A new report due to be launched in parliament on Wednesday, reveals that disabled children with multiple needs face severe barriers to accessing play services, which effectively means they are often being "excluded from their own communities". The report - Making...
Black Triangle among groups backing free speech, claiming college over-reacted to retorts about Adam Perkins benefits theory.
Labour leader tells David Cameron he has ‘form’ for introducing cuts without alerting electorate.
Jobcentre Plus advisers will enter schools across England from September, offering employment advice to 12-18 year olds.
Parents cutting back on food and clothing due to benefit reforms lead to adverse impacts and material hardship for children, researchers find.
Bright Blue, a liberal Conservative pressure group, argues poverty can be cut if parents send their children to Sure Start centres.
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Parents who allow their children to be absent from school without permission could face Child Benefit deductions.
Flagship policy of Nick Clegg to give free meals to all schoolchildren should not be canceled, says new shadow education secretary Lucy Powell.
Exploitative apprenticeship schemes include low-paid jobs re-branded as apprenticeships in street cleaning, catering, laboring and retail.
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