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MP Angela Rayner says her party wants to block Tories’ vouchers and free school meals snatch.
Britain is in a ‘spiral of ever-growing division’ with rural and coastal regions being left behind, warns social mobility tsar.
EIS President Nicola Fisher criticised unjust cuts to social security benefits affecting children and families.
Social Mobility Commission says successive governments have failed to reduce the gap between Britain’s ‘haves and have nots’.
Cross-party group of MPs and peers cites evidence of children existing on diets of crisps when school canteens are shut.
The new policy will be funded by introducing VAT on private school fees.
Chancellor urged to take action in Spring Budget, or risk three in four providers running into deficit.
Study finds one in 60 children taken into care in most deprived areas compared with one in 660 in the wealthiest.
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.
Study of government’s flagship social policy from 2012 suggests ‘very small number of positive or negative results’ in tackling addiction and truancy.
Labour say the policy would be funded through a 1.5% increase to corporation tax.
Scottish Government reaffirms its ambition to 'eradicate' child poverty' in Scotland, as public consultation on new 'Child Poverty Bill' is launched.
Senior civil servant describes unpublished Whitehall report into efforts to tackle entrenched social problems as damning.
Dismissing idea of Labour split, he pledges £500bn programme to build new houses, boost NHS and reduce income disparities.
To ease burden on poor families, churches and community groups around UK are making thousands of meals available.
Theresa May's voting record will undoubtedly leave many people worried about what the future may hold.
Vulnerable young people without permanent placement not receiving vital support, warns Commons committee.
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...
Review into Winterbourne View scandal says system is still failing to care for those with learning disabilities.
Labour leader tells David Cameron he has ‘form’ for introducing cuts without alerting electorate.