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Disadvantaged pupils

  The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has published its annual report on the state of education in England. The report looks at how the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers has changed since 2011 and how it varies across the...

Poverty link to early death ‘scandalous’

People living in the poorest parts of the UK are more likely to die prematurely, BBC analysis shows. The mortality rate from avoidable causes is more than three times higher in some of the most deprived parts of the country than the most affluent...

Claimants suffering hardship in Universal Credit roll-out

The Department for Work & Pensions (the Department) is introducing Universal Credit to replace six means-tested benefits for working-age households: Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, Housing Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance...

Children speak out on homelessness

The Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) has published a report on the experiences of homeless children housed in Bed & Breakfasts (B&B) and Temporary Accommodation (TA) in England. The report claims that children are being housed...

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