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The plight of pregnant women in our overstretched prison system.
Faced with rising pupil numbers, increasingly complex needs and inherited social work from stricken councils, teachers feel profoundly neglected.
Philip Alston found elements of the new Universal Credit welfare system “problematic”, “harsh” and “unnecessary”.
“If people had a chance to come to a place like this, they could get away from their life on the streets.”
This year alone, Poundworld, Toys “R” Us and Maplin have gone bust, while Carpetright, New Look and Mothercare are trying to forestall that fate.
Austerity cuts by the Ministry of Justice have led to the closure of 230 crown, county and magistrates’ courts since 2010, such as Buxton’s.
As cyclists and drivers are endangered, politicians too could be toppled by the deteriorating state of our roads.
Fleetwood was once the third biggest fishing port in Britain but its industry has all but disappeared – and the museum keeping its memory alive is open only thanks to volunteers.
From a child at the High Court to pensioners planning a sit-in, Desborough residents are challenging Northamptonshire’s closure of 21 libraries.
The ever-tightening squeeze on social care is just one way in which austerity is affecting my patients.
With two-thirds of children’s centres closing, West Somerset has the worst social mobility in the country – and families are suffering.