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2024 is a chance to reject politicians' migrant blame game at the ballot box
UK Jamaica policy
Immigration

2024 is a chance to reject politicians' migrant blame game at the ballot box

UK government spent millions defending its Rwanda plan. Here's how that money could be better spent
Rishi Sunak and James Cleverly have been trying to get the Rwanda scheme off the ground
A modest proposal

UK government spent millions defending its Rwanda plan. Here's how that money could be better spent

End to household support fund will mean 'more people will go cold, hungry and lose their homes'
jeremy hunt
Cost of living crisis

End to household support fund will mean 'more people will go cold, hungry and lose their homes'

UK's doomed Rwanda plan is costing taxpayers £290m. Here's how that money could be better spent
Rishi Sunak
A Modest Proposal

UK's doomed Rwanda plan is costing taxpayers £290m. Here's how that money could be better spent

How the tragic death of a man in an overcrowded flat exposed the dire truth about slumlord Britain
Maddocks House flat after the fire
Maddocks House

How the tragic death of a man in an overcrowded flat exposed the dire truth about slumlord Britain

Tories yet again fail to hit housebuilding target – and it's only going to get worse, experts say
housebuilding
Housing crisis

Tories yet again fail to hit housebuilding target – and it's only going to get worse, experts say

All the ways the government's childcare plans will help richer parents and hurt the poor
30 hours free childcare
Childcare

All the ways the government's childcare plans will help richer parents and hurt the poor

UK migration is at a record high – but immigration should be celebrated, not weaponised 
migration museum
Daniel Sohege

UK migration is at a record high – but immigration should be celebrated, not weaponised 

Autumn Statement 2023: What could be in it and how it will affect your bank balance?
autumn statement/ jeremy hunt
Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement 2023: What could be in it and how it will affect your bank balance?

Black Friday's capitalist roots actually stretch back 3.4 million years. No, seriously
Black friday: illustration of the ascent of man
Black Friday

Black Friday's capitalist roots actually stretch back 3.4 million years. No, seriously

Benefits claimants to lose free NHS prescriptions if they refuse work: 'We will take your benefits away'
benefits prescriptions
Benefits

Benefits claimants to lose free NHS prescriptions if they refuse work: 'We will take your benefits away'

Food banks ask people to 'pray for them' ahead of worst winter on record: 'Our shelves are empty'
food banks
Cost of living crisis

Food banks ask people to 'pray for them' ahead of worst winter on record: 'Our shelves are empty'

Spain gives menstrual leave to workers with 'disabling periods' – why can't UK?
Women in a bathroom sharing menstrual products
Menstrual health

Spain gives menstrual leave to workers with 'disabling periods' – why can't UK?

No, banning no-fault evictions will not hurt renters – here's proof
no-fault evictions
RENTING

No, banning no-fault evictions will not hurt renters – here's proof

King's Speech shows government has 'no plan' to end rough sleeping or tackle long-term problems
King's Speech
King's Speech

King's Speech shows government has 'no plan' to end rough sleeping or tackle long-term problems

10 ways Tories failed to end rough sleeping as Suella Braverman says it's a 'lifestyle choice'
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have not solved rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

10 ways Tories failed to end rough sleeping as Suella Braverman says it's a 'lifestyle choice'

Human trafficking survivor was granted asylum. Then she was evicted straight into homelessness
home office, refugees, homelessness
Ravishaan Rahel Muthiah

Human trafficking survivor was granted asylum. Then she was evicted straight into homelessness

UK shamelessly axes bankers' bonus cap as more than one million children experience destitution
bankers bonus cap
Fair pay

UK shamelessly axes bankers' bonus cap as more than one million children experience destitution

Are regional accents really disappearing?
Illustration of a boy with a speech bubble
Society

Are regional accents really disappearing?

Keir Starmer needs to stop worrying about winning next election and learn from Clement Attlee
Richard Toye

Keir Starmer needs to stop worrying about winning next election and learn from Clement Attlee