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APRIL 12, 2019

A strong case for votes at 16

IN: Labour Movement, Sector News, Young People, Youth Workers, politics

Over 1.5 million young people aged 16 and 17 years are currently denied the vote in the UK. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Votes at 16, founded in April 2018 following years of lobbying for a lower voting age ... Read more

MARCH 26, 2019

Nowhere to Turn

IN: Economics, Equalities, Legal Aid and Advice, Resources, Young People, politics

Research from the Children's Society reveals that thousands of families in financial crisis are missing out on vital emergency support with parents being left at risk of debt and struggling to afford basics like feeding and clothing their children and heating ... Read more

MARCH 18, 2019

Council Cuts Have Hit The Poorest

IN: Equalities, Fighting Back, Sector News, politics

Despite talk of ‘deal dividends’ and ‘Brexit bribes’, there seems to be no end in sight for local government when it comes to austerity. As the Local Government Association (LGA) recently highlighted  “councils were at the front of the queue ... Read more

MARCH 08, 2019

Women relying on council services face a triple whammy from central Government cuts to local government funding

IN: Equalities, Fighting Back, Labour Movement, Sector News, politics

A new report entitled ‘Triple Whammy’ has been published by the Women's Budget Group, setting out clear findings that show how women are the hardest hit by government cuts made in the name of austerity. Cuts to central government funding to local authorities have and are affecting ... Read more

DECEMBER 06, 2018

Cuts have left young people feeling abandoned

IN: Campaigning, Sector News, Young People, Youth Workers, politics

There is no argument that can deny that the consequence of Tory austerity on young people has been devastating. As the Labour Party’s consultation into what a statutory youth service might look like ends, Cat Smith MP tells us how Labour ... Read more

DECEMBER 04, 2018

Labour vows to restore legal aid

IN: Equalities, Legal Aid and Advice, politics

Justice is the forgotten pillar of the welfare state and cuts to legal aid have left people unable to defend their most basic rights. Access to health and education are rightly recognised as the right of every citizen. Access to ... Read more

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