UK politicians accused of racist rhetoric against Travellers

Politicians have been accused of using racist rhetoric against Travellers to help push through sweeping bans against unauthorised encampments. In a range of documents and speeches, Travellers have been branded...

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...

School exclusions: What is legal?

The National Children’s Bureau, the Association of School and College Leaders and IPSEA, have published a guide to the legal and unlawful use of exclusions and other practices such as off-rolling. Schools...

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School exclusions: What is legal?

The National Children’s Bureau, the Association of School and College Leaders and IPSEA, have published a guide to the legal and unlawful use of exclusions and other practices such as off-rolling. Schools, parents, and pupils alike will benefit from...

Physical restraint and solitary confinemen

The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has published a report on painful restraint and solitary confinement for children in England and Wales. The Committee heard evidence from children and parents of children who had been restrained or subject...

The Disability Price Tag

Life costs more for disabled people and their families. Spending more on essential goods and services like; heating, insurance, equipment and therapies. These extra costs mean disabled people have less money in their pocket than non-disabled people...

Disadvantaged and vulnerable parents

  The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has published a report about how to engage disadvantaged and vulnerable parents in parenting and parental conflict services. Findings, based on a rapid evidence review, include: interventions can lack...