Blogs

5 Dec 2013

The children's charity Barnardo’s has expressed concern about the UK government’s plans to cap spending on parts of Annually Managed Expenditure.

5 Dec 2013

A leading charitable body has joined other NGOs in accusing Chancellor George Osborne of failing the most vulnerable in his Autumn Statement.

5 Dec 2013

Chancellor Osborne’s Autumn Statement was dominated by short-term political considerations and a failure to address structural issues, say opposition parties.

5 Dec 2013

Riot police have used excessive force during the current demonstrations in Ukraine, based on accounts from witnesses, says Human Rights Watch.

5 Dec 2013

A month after Typhoon Haiyan, three leading development NGOs are calling for the debt of the Philippines to be cancelled.

5 Dec 2013

The rising number of working people living in poverty is causing the government to spend billions more than planned on social security, says the TUC.

4 Dec 2013

The Government is being asked urgently to examine all cuts affecting sick and disabled people after a landmark petition triggered a Parliamentary debate.

4 Dec 2013

Activists from indigenous communities in Guatemala and Colombia have been presenting cases to a UN business and human rights forum.

4 Dec 2013

The Methodist Church has launched a consultation on the implications of same sex marriage legislation for the denomination.