Analysis

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy
a builder working on social housing
General election 2024

Building more social housing could save NHS and DWP billions – and add even more to UK's economy

Private renters could be £828 better off a month on average if they lived in social housing with the sector generating £78bn a year for the economy too
Westminsterism may think it knows best – but dismantling it can help us move forward
Affected families in Westminster after the damning report into the infected blood scandal was published
John Bird

Westminsterism may think it knows best – but dismantling it can help us move forward

Poverty costs the UK billions each year. Politicians must commit to ending it this general election
Trussell Trust food banks
General election 2024

Poverty costs the UK billions each year. Politicians must commit to ending it this general election

There's so many questions needing answers this general election it's hard to zone in on just one
Paul McNamee

There's so many questions needing answers this general election it's hard to zone in on just one

Why did humans never learn to fly?
Evolution

Why did humans never learn to fly?

All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools
Keir Starmer, U-turn, broken promises
Labour

All of Keir Starmer’s U-turns and abandoned policy pledges, from child benefits to private schools

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?
A miniature figurine businessman looking down on an information booklet for department for work and pensions
Department for Work and Pensions

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?
working disabled woman
Disability rights

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?

Why do people love Bridgerton so much? Because it gives us the gift of society as we wish it was
TV

Why do people love Bridgerton so much? Because it gives us the gift of society as we wish it was

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed
properties to rent in England
RENTING

The places in England and Wales hit hardest by soaring rent crisis, revealed

Is Taylor Swift making song lyrics more important than ever?
Taylor Swift and some of her lyrics
Analysis

Is Taylor Swift making song lyrics more important than ever?

DWP sparks outcry as disabled people face end to cash benefits: 'This won't solve the UK's problems'
dwp/ mel stride
Disability benefits

DWP sparks outcry as disabled people face end to cash benefits: 'This won't solve the UK's problems'

We're in a race to build first new reservoirs in decades before Britain's taps run dry
Environment

We're in a race to build first new reservoirs in decades before Britain's taps run dry

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'
un/ uk government
Disability rights

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'

The UK's green transition will happen – with or without Sunak's government
Environment

The UK's green transition will happen – with or without Sunak's government

'We're not doomed yet!': All the dark clouds and silver linings on the climate crisis, explained
Environment

'We're not doomed yet!': All the dark clouds and silver linings on the climate crisis, explained

We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?
builders
HOUSING

We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?

It's five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?
Theresa May announced no-fault evictions would be scrapped
RENTING

It's five years and four PMs since Tory vow to ban no-fault evictions. Why are we still waiting?

DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say
Benefit fraud

DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say

Taking an earlier, smaller state pension could see pensioners 'suffer for rest of their lives'
state pension/ pensioner
Pensions

Taking an earlier, smaller state pension could see pensioners 'suffer for rest of their lives'

'DWP has learnt nothing': DWP sparks fury by seizing woman's £16k inheritance over Co-op job
A miniature figurine businessman looking down on an information booklet for department for work and pensions
Department for Work and Pensions

'DWP has learnt nothing': DWP sparks fury by seizing woman's £16k inheritance over Co-op job

Local housing allowance is finally going up. But is it anything more than just a short-term fix?
Jeremy Hunt announced local housing allowance rise
Benefits

Local housing allowance is finally going up. But is it anything more than just a short-term fix?

Millions of kids are in poverty and Jeremy Hunt wants a 'carrot and stick' benefits system
jeremy hunt
benefits

Millions of kids are in poverty and Jeremy Hunt wants a 'carrot and stick' benefits system

UK 'no longer a leader in disability rights' as UN finds Tory policy has led to 'hate'
united nations/ disability rights
Disability rights

UK 'no longer a leader in disability rights' as UN finds Tory policy has led to 'hate'

Who exactly is the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame even for?
Music

Who exactly is the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame even for?