‘It takes too long to get support’: alarm over rising primary school exclusions

Sam Bates* was excluded from school for the first time when he was five years old. After moving into year 1, he struggled to sit still, became frustrated with staff and pushed chairs over. He was sent home for...

Asylum seeker given £100,000 hospital bill after suffering stroke

Simba Mujakachi, a personal trainer, was just 29 years old in June 2019 when he suffered a catastrophic stroke that left him comatose. When he awoke, he was paralysed on his left side and unable to talk or eat...

What’s causing structural racism in housing?

Inequalities Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities face in accessing affordable and secure homes are rooted in structural injustices that are just not right, and must change. Our new briefing...

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Children’s mental healthcare

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a briefing setting out the support children with mental health needs receive from the NHS in England. Findings include: the overwhelming majority of NHS children’s mental health spending goes...

Child refugees

The Guardian reports that the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) has published a fact finding report one year after the demolition of the Calais refugee camp, which finds that as many as 400 unaccompanied children, claiming to...