The UK’s tiny houses are woefully ill-prepared for an ageing population

With babies born in the 21st century expected to live, on average, to 100, by 2050, one in four people in the UK will...

Spaces to make-do and mend would bring new life into high streets, study says

paces to remake and mend clothes would bring much-needed life back into shopping centres and high streets, a new study says. Efforts to wean people...

Call for radical refocusing of health and care system to put primary and community...

The health and care system in England must be radically refocused to put primary and community care at its core if it is to...

School uniform policies linked to students getting less exercise, study finds

School uniform policies could be restricting young people from being active, particularly primary school-aged girls, new research suggests. The University of Cambridge study used data...

England’s oldest became frailer during austerity

The speed at which England’s oldest adults became frailer accelerated during the UK Government’s era of austerity politics, according to a new study. Researchers say...

Millions cold lose TV services due to poor broadband coverage says report

A report out today is predicting that  5.5mn UK premises that is 18%, are predicted to be without a highspeed broadband subscription in 2040,...

Nearly one in three working age families have no rainy day savings report finds

New research out this morning finds that one-in-three working age families and almost half of low-income families  don’t have basic level ‘rainy day’ savings...

Autism crisis sees thousands of children wait years for support, report finds

The new report is warning that thousands of autistic children and young people are waiting months - or even years - for health and...

Politicians ‘burying their heads in the sand’ as new research finds millions are in...

Alarming new research from Citizens Advice has found that five million people are in a negative budget, as the charity warns a living standards...

Thousands of children in poverty in every North West area can’t get free school...

Every North West local authority has at least 1,500 school-age children in poverty who are not eligible for free school meals because the qualifying...