UK childcare payment system discriminatory and irrational, judge rules

A single mother who brought a legal challenge against the government over its “ridiculous” universal credit childcare payments system has won her case after a high court judge ruled it to be discriminatory and...

Children’s commissioner: Politicians must take child poverty ‘out of the too difficult box’

Children’s commissioner for England Anne Longfield has delivered a stern rebuke to politicians over a lack of action to address child poverty. Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People...

Over-50s who lose jobs much more likely to stay unemployed, study finds

People aged over 50 who lose their jobs are significantly more likely to suffer long-term unemployment than other age groups, analysis has revealed. Older workers who lose their jobs are more than twice as...

A brutal Covid legacy awaits our children. We need the will and ambition to tackle it

Only an event such as wartime evacuation can compare to lockdown. Plans for the young need to meet the challenge Read the full article on this link to The Guardian Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens...

Education Secretary launches review of children’s social care

Wide-ranging, independent review to address poor outcomes for children in care as well as strengthening families to improve vulnerable children’s lives     Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens...

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