Poverty tightens grip on poorest children, research says

Child poverty is tightening its grip on Britain’s poorest families, research suggests. About two-thirds of children are living in poverty-hit families in pockets of some large cities, the study for End...

Inequality driving ‘deaths of despair’

Widening inequalities in pay, health and opportunities in the UK are undermining trust in democracy, says an Institute for Fiscal Studies report. The think tank warns of runaway incomes for high earners but...

Call for 16-19 education funding review as report reveals extent of cuts

The education sector is calling for an urgent government review of the impact of funding cuts on disadvantaged students after new research reveals how far they have gone. School sixth forms, sixth form...

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