Scottish government set to miss its child poverty targets – report

The Scottish government is at risk of missing its own child poverty targets by more than 100,000 children, according to projections from the Resolution Foundation. Westminster austerity measures will put child...

Councils flout B&B rules for families, charity claims

Local authorities are exploiting a legal loophole to house families in bed and breakfast accommodation for extended periods, according to a children’s rights charity. The findings are published today by...

UK income inequality increasing as benefits cuts hit poorest

Income inequality across Britain increased over the course of 2018 as cuts to benefits damaged the finances of poorer households while the wealthiest in society got richer, official figures show. According to...

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UK income inequality increasing as benefits cuts hit poorest

Income inequality across Britain increased over the course of 2018 as cuts to benefits damaged the finances of poorer households while the wealthiest in society got richer, official figures show. According to the Office for National Statistics, the...

Children in need: review

The Department for Education (DfE) has published interim findings from its review on children in need, which includes: how professionals who work with vulnerable children can better identify children in need and understand the impact of their...