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”.
Under austerity, charities are regularly having to substitute for government. We live in a twenty-first century Britain where poorer citizens are back to relying on handouts to live.
The sister of a diabetic who died after having his benefits cut wept after hearing the minister say there is state support for vulnerable people.
Labour’s unwillingness to completely break with the coalition’s benefit sanctions will hurt those with mental health issues the most.
A new legal challenge to Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws marks a huge success for the pro-choice movement.
The Webb Trust essay prizewinner offers an answer.
The physicist is held up as an example of what you can achieve in life if you have a disability, but he was only diagnosed with motor neurone disease when he was 21 – his career was set in motion while he was still able-bodied.
Visiting a job-shop in a Salford suburb, we learn why the government's current benefits sanctions need to be reformed.
This year, all the main parties have been competing over who can curb benefits for migrants the most. Why is this their approach?
Black tie is still a code, of course, but not really a dress code. It is code language. It shouts to the sober world: we are on a serious bender here, so give us a wide berth.
Families who have lived their whole lives in central London are being forced out by a perfect storm of falling wages, rocketing house prices and government cuts.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?