Racial inequalities to be tackled as part of any inclusive economic growth agendas for...

New research led by University of Leeds academics and UK’s leading race equality think tank has highlighted growing racial and ethnic diversity in Northern...

New poverty monitor highlights stark inequalities across Greater Manchester

A new research tool developed by Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) has highlighted the huge disparities in living standards across the city region. It finds...

Loan sharks warning as debt enquiries hit record high

People struggling to make ends meet are being urged to avoid ruthless loan sharks at all costs as latest figures show debt advice enquiries...

North-South-Rich Poor

New research shows the extraordinary scale of the gulf between the merely well off and the very richest. Analysis of income tax returns by the...

Gorton’s pioneering integrated health and community hub goes before planners

A full planning application has been submitted to Manchester City Council for the new integrated health and community hub planned for Gorton. The ambition is...

Next recession will hit low and middle income households the hardest

The income squeeze that followed the last financial crisis has left low and middle income households more vulnerable to the next economic shock than...

Study calls for legal reform on ‘hidden crime’ few male victims will talk about

A call for a change in the law to class men, forced to have sex with women, as rape victims has been made in...

Explosion in number of older children going into care over last five years is...

The profile and needs of children in care has changed over the last five years, driven by a growing share of older children and...

Four and a half million people are trapped in deep poverty in the UK

4.5 million people are more than 50% below the poverty line, and 7 million people are living in persistent poverty in the UK according...

PM creates new Office for Veterans’ Affairs

Boris Johnson will announce that he has appointed Oliver Dowden as Minister representing veterans in Cabinet during a visit to a military base in...