Blogs

8 Jul 2015

The Chancellor’s measures spelled out in the 2015 Summer Budget "are likely to worsen levels of UK inequality", says the New Economics Foundation.

8 Jul 2015

In his Summer Budget Chancellor Osborne announced today that the government will introduce what he claims is a new National Living Wage.

8 Jul 2015

Demonstrations will take place across Britain today, as Chancellor Osborne prepares further swingeing cuts targeted on low income families and disabled people.

8 Jul 2015

A new report by the Prison Reform Trust says rapid expansion in the prison population is placing a growing burden on the taxpayer while reoffending rates remain high.

7 Jul 2015

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has welcomed the final assessment of the Millenium Development Goals.

7 Jul 2015

A new opinion poll which shows that almost 70 per cent of people in Northern Ireland want a change in the law to allow same-sex marriage in the region.