Alcohol treatment services in England at crisis point says new research

A new report launched at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Harm today warns that the alcohol treatment sector is in crisis. These services...

Most Brits still yearn for a good old fashioned handwritten card at Christmas

Sentimental Brits would prefer to receive a Christmas card than a text or email this festive season, a study has found. Researchers found despite the...

Andrew Gwynne joins Dogs Trust in calling for end to puppy smuggling

Tameside MP Andrew Gwynne MP attended an event hosted by DogsTrust at the House of Commons where the charity called on the government to...

Manchester’s Space Conference hits new heights

1,200 people from across the global space sector gathered in Manchester at the end of May for the largest ever UK Space Conference. The three...

Clampdown on pension scammers announced

Private pensions cold calling, including emails and text messages, is to be banned under plans announced by the government this morning. The measures, say the...

North of England underfunded by £6b as Report reveals stark social mobility postcode lottery...

A stark social mobility postcode lottery exists in Britain today, where the chances of someone from a disadvantaged background succeeding in life are bound...

MPs demand major changes to ‘cruel’ benefits cap

A commitee of MP's is calling on the Government to take the 82% of households currently affected by the benefit cap that...

4,500 jobs at risk as William Hill announces 700 betting shop closures

Four and a half thousand jobs are at risk as the betting chain William Hill has announced plans to close 700 betting shops across...

New survey of millenniums reveals a Depressed childhood

One quarter of girls  and one in 10 boys are depressed by the age of 14 according to new research out today. The study published...

The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than...

The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than the poorest 20% says a new report from the Fabian...