Tackling impact of racism is key to reducing mental health inequalities

To mark World Mental Health Day 2019, the findings of a national consultation involving researchers from The University of Manchester have been released, which...

Poverty pay and abuse of workers on farms and plantations linked to UK supermarkets

Poor pay and harsh working conditions are common on farms and plantations that supply tea or fruit to global supermarkets including Lidl, Aldi, Sainsbury’s,...

“Several generations” before regional inequality is undone as North is hit hard in new...

The Liberal Democrats have challenged the government over its dire record on regional inequality, as a University College London (UCL) report exposes the drastic...

Young offenders are being set up to fail says report

Children and young people released from young offender institutions are getting too little support in the community and are being “set up to fail”,...

Researchers lay down guidelines for making Manchester an ‘Age-Friendly’ city

New recommendations on making Manchester’s neighbourhoods more ‘age-friendly’ where older people can live in good security, enjoy good health and feel a sense of...

Values of individual freedom, diversity and free trade championed at The Economist’s Open Future...

Thinkers from across the ideological and political spectrum passionately debated vital questions of free speech, free trade, identity, community, economic inequality and political rights...

Drastic rise in retirement age betrays UK women

Today, campaigners lost a significant legal battle against the government's handling of the rise in women's state pension age. The retirement age for women...

At least 200,000 older people experienced domestic abuse last year – but the experiences...

Age UK is calling on the Government to ensure the voices of older people are heard, their rights are protected and their needs included...

Homeless figures “expose consistent failure of a system that simply doesn’t care”

The Liberal Democrats have warned that today's ONS figures on homelessness highlight the gross incompetence and lack of priorities from local and national politicians. The party warned...

Labour pledges to scrap Universal Credit

Jeremy Corbyn will today announce that Labour  will scrap Universal Credit, calling the flagship Tory welfare reform “inhumane” and an “unmitigated disaster”. Speaking at a...