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...

Category - Marginalised & Excluded

School exclusions

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales has published a report looking at the exclusion from school of children aged 3 to 7 (the foundation phase) in the 2018/19 academic year. Findings from responses to a survey from 19 out of 22 local authorities in...