BAME Britons more likely to face higher living costs, study finds

Britons from black and ethnic minority backgrounds are among several groups facing disproportionately high living costs because of the likelihood of being hit by the “poverty premium”, academics have said...

UK homeless deaths rise by more than a third in a year, study finds

Deaths among homeless people have risen by more than a third in a year, according to an analysis by a social justice group that found that almost 1,000 unhoused people had died across the UK in 2020. Read the...

Covid has created legions of unpaid carers who urgently need support themselves

Last year, the health and social care select committee highlighted the social care system as “unfair, confusing, demeaning and frightening for the most vulnerable people in our society and their families”. But...

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Homelessness

Centrepoint has published a report on youth homelessness in the UK. Figures provided by local authorities and devolved administrations show that an estimated 121,000 young people aged between 16 and 24 asked local authorities for help with...