UK children shorter, fatter and sicker amid poor diet and poverty, report finds

Children across the UK are getting shorter, fatter and sicker amid an epidemic of poor diets, food insecurity and poverty, according to a report warning that millions are facing a “timebomb” of avoidable...

School role in tackling poverty eating into lesson time, teachers warn

Supporting children who are hungry, tired and emotionally struggling due to hardship at home is eating away at time in the classroom, primary school teachers have said. Read the full article on this link...

Social rent homes in England fall by more than quarter of a million in decade

More than a quarter of a million social rent homes in England have been lost in the last decade, according to analysis of government statistics. Between April 2013 and April 2023, the number of social housing...

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