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This is bad news if you were born in the North of England

People born in the North of England are 20% more likely to die early than those born in the South.

Wellbeing Of Children In Foster Care Threatened By Government Cuts, Charity Warns

Wellbeing of thousands of children living in foster care threatened by government cuts to local authority funding.

Companies Fear Employing People With Learning Disabilities, Survey Reveals

Many employers are nervous about how customers and staff will interact with people with learning disabilities.




Housing associations rake in record profits while only building 597 homes for social rent

Housing associations appear to be moving away from building social housing in favour of more profitable options.

Disabled man had to sleep rough and ‘sofa surf’ because of council faults

Ombudsman says Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead did not act quickly enough to find him suitable accommodation.

DWP win legal case which could “severely curtail” benefit claimant’s human rights

Win could prevent benefit claimants from using the Human Rights Act when challenging cruel benefits decisions at tribunal.

Welfare debate highlights the very worst of Tory ‘callousness’ towards Britain’s poorest

Tories "have their heads firmly in the sand" over the devastating impact of their welfare policies, says SNP MP.

Child Benefit and Tax Credit payment dates over Easter 2018

Some people could receive their benefits up to four days early this Easter - here's what you need to know.

Benefits and tax credits payment dates Easter 2017

If you're worried about benefits and tax credits payments over Easter 2017 here are the dates you need to remember.