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Selling off social housing stinks of short-term thinking from local councils
Boarded-up empty end-of-terrace house in north london.
Housing

Selling off social housing stinks of short-term thinking from local councils

With local councils around the country facing bankruptcy, vacant housing is being auctioned off for a quick buck, despite the housing crisis
Councils need millions to prevent bankruptcy due to rising cost of homelessness: 'It's a national crisis'
Eastbourne pier homelessness
Homelessness

Councils need millions to prevent bankruptcy due to rising cost of homelessness: 'It's a national crisis'

'We're living in a nightmare': Iraqi refugee family evicted into homelessness has lost 'all sense of safety' in UK
Special report

'We're living in a nightmare': Iraqi refugee family evicted into homelessness has lost 'all sense of safety' in UK

Councils are running out of temporary accommodation to help homeless families
Homelessness

Councils are running out of temporary accommodation to help homeless families

Council’s refusal to scrap four-day week inspires others to register interest in new pilots
Future of work

Council’s refusal to scrap four-day week inspires others to register interest in new pilots

Council tax debt is spiralling across England as households struggle with cost of living crisis
Council tax

Council tax debt is spiralling across England as households struggle with cost of living crisis

New voter ID rules are blocking local elections voters from casting their ballot
Local elections

New voter ID rules are blocking local elections voters from casting their ballot

Dogs at polling stations bring a smile to local election day
Dogs at polling stations
Local elections

Dogs at polling stations bring a smile to local election day

Grenfell System Failure: A rage-inducing inquiry into government buck-passing
Theatre

Grenfell System Failure: A rage-inducing inquiry into government buck-passing

Meet the man trying to improve Britain's social housing
Social housing

Meet the man trying to improve Britain's social housing

Why council tax rises will hit the poorest harder
council tax
Cost of Living crisis

Why council tax rises will hit the poorest harder

Let there be Christmas light! How the UK is keeping the magic of the season on the high street
Switching on King’s Lynn’s Christmas lights in 2021
Christmas

Let there be Christmas light! How the UK is keeping the magic of the season on the high street

How spending cuts have decimated public services since 2010, from libraries to youth clubs
Autumn Statement

How spending cuts have decimated public services since 2010, from libraries to youth clubs

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis
Students in a classroom
Social Justice

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis

'Impenetrable' government website leaves public in the dark about dangerous air pollution levels
A busy road with traffic
Air pollution

'Impenetrable' government website leaves public in the dark about dangerous air pollution levels

'Politics needs to be real': Why more independent candidates are standing in this year's local elections
Politics

'Politics needs to be real': Why more independent candidates are standing in this year's local elections

Kent Tories slammed over universal credit cut 'sweepstake'
Kent Cllr Paul Bartlett, who revealed Tory councillors had organised a sweepstake as to when the universal credit cut would be mentioned at a town hall meeting.
Politics

Kent Tories slammed over universal credit cut 'sweepstake'