UK’s top universities urged to act on classism and accent prejudice

Universities must act to eradicate discrimination against working-class students, including the mockery of regional accents, equality campaigners have said. A Guardian investigation has found widespread...

Campaigners accuse Gavin Williamson of using adoption as ‘political football’

Campaigners have accused the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson of using adoption as a “political football” after he said in a speech that local authorities “snobbery” put off potential adoptive parents...

Change: It’s a piece of CAKE

Over the last six months as the world has locked down and battled with the pandemic, we have heard a lot of talk about the need to “Build Back Better”. I have highlighted elsewhere that “local voluntary...

Foreign rough sleepers face deportation from UK post-Brexit

Foreign rough sleepers face being deported from Britain under draconian immigration laws to be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends. Under the immigration rules to be laid before parliament and...

Appeal court quashes UK policy of removing migrants with little warning

The court of appeal has quashed a Home Office policy of removing migrants from the UK without access to justice. In a unanimous decision, three judges found the policy, which allowed the forcible removal of a...

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