Local Authority Cuts

Life to the Full

Ally Paget | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Politics
Ally Paget

This research comes at a watershed moment for the relationship between charities and government. Life to the Full represents our plea for both to be ambitious - ambitious for what they can achieve when they work together, and ambitious for this too-long-overlooked group of children.

Actions Have Consequences Mr Cameron

Sue Brown | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Politics
Sue Brown

So, Mr Cameron, you and your Government have some tough decisions to make in the next week. As you put the finishing touches to the spending review, heed the warning signs in social care and remember the benefits that excellent social care brings to the NHS, the economy and the people who need it.

Is It Only Jam Tomorrow for Disabled People?

Clare Pelham | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Politics
Clare Pelham

The shocking truth is that at this moment, nearly 70,000 disabled people in this country do not receive care that meets their basic needs, such as washing or dressing, or eating a hot meal every day.

How Long From Bed to Front Door?

Clare Pelham | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Politics
Clare Pelham

Ask your friends and colleagues how long it takes them every morning from the unwelcome alarm to the clunk of the front door closing behind them? The answers can illuminate their world view in an intriguing way.

Women Hit By Local Authority Job Cuts, Union Says

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK

Women have been hard hit by local authority job cuts in England and Wales, accounting for 100% of losses in some parts of the country, a study by a un...