Austerity blamed for life expectancy stalling for first time in century

Life expectancy has stalled for the first time in more than 100 years and even reversed for the most deprived women in society, according to a landmark review which shows the gap in health inequalities is...

Children in custody

HM Inspectorate of Prisons has published an analysis of 12- to 18-year-olds’ perceptions of their experiences in custody in England and Wales. Findings from responses to a questionnaire by children detained in...

The Street by Ann Petry

Ann Petry (real name Ann Lane) wasn’t an author I’d ever heard of until I read Tayari Jones’ reflections on her and her most successful novel, The Street, in the December 2019 article for The...

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State of Hunger

State of Hunger is the largest ever piece of research into hunger and food bank use in the UK. This three-year project, carried out by researchers at Heriot-Watt University, will help us to understand the scale of hunger and poverty in the UK and...