Each year 17,000 domestic workers accompany wealthy families to the UK – helped by a special visa regime that campaigners call a “recipe for slavery”.
In the last five years the Conservativess have introduced policies that targeted certain groups of people, - namely, the disabled, the working class, the sick, trade unions, to name a few. But this time, there seems to be one demographic that is ruthlessly under fire under the Conservatives – the young.
George Osborne must rethink his approach on tax credits, says Owen Smith.
Far from being a lifestyle choice, welfare is all too often a struggle for survival.
The Tory approach is the last thing we need, argues Tim Farron.
If I could, I'd give every one of the clients at our food bank a smartphone, says Liza Cucco.
All you need to know about the government's plan to cut tax credits.
What is the human cost of cutting public spending? We meet those at the sharp end of austerity to find out what it means for their mental health.
The state has retreated - leaving religious groups to take the strain. That has to change.
Disabled claimants are increasingly vulnerable, with justice more difficult to access, and the need to be reassessed after being declared "fit to work",
The threat to social housing is still very real, and it hasn't gone away, warns Tom Copley.
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