Ally Paget

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Life to the Full

(0) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (11:08)

There are an estimated 49,000 children and teenagers in the UK with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition. In addition, a small proportion of Britain's 800,000 disabled children have needs that are similarly complex - for things like specialist equipment, therapies, and round-the-clock nursing care. Though small, their numbers are growing...

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When It Comes to Tackling Poverty, One Size Fails All

(0) Comments | Posted 29 November 2012 | (11:34)

We are making progress in our understanding of poverty, but insisting on a single solution risks everyone falling through the net.

Poverty has long been equated with a low income, and solutions have focused exclusively on increasing that income - through redistribution under Labour and through employment under the coalition....

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