UK News

  • May 5, 2016

    MPs from major UK political parties want the government to use its Anti-Corruption Summit next week to require transparency in the UK tax havens, Christian Aid said after a Parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall.

  • May 4, 2016

    Commenting on a report published today by the House of Lords European Union Committee on the process of Brexit, the TUC says the report backs up other legal experts who say that working people could face years of uncertainty and chaos if Britain votes to leave the EU.

  • May 4, 2016

    Christian Aid campaigners from Witney gathered on 30 April 2016 in the Prime Minister’s constituency outside properties which are now owned in Jersey and the British Virgin Islands, to demand that David Cameron finally gets tough with the UK’s secretive tax havens.

  • May 3, 2016

    Prisons in England and Wales are becoming increasingly violent and dangerous, with deaths, assaults and incidents of self-injury continuing to rise, figures seen by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveal.

  • May 2, 2016

    Some of the top reasons why privately-owned homes are left empty for long periods of time have been revealed by Shelter Scotland one year after the organisation launched an empty homes helpline.

  • April 29, 2016

    Leaving the EU could put millions of people in the UK at increased risk of accidents or injuries in the workplace, says a TUC report published yesterday (28 April 2016) to coincide with International Workers’ Memorial Day.

  • April 29, 2016

    The chief executives of 17 charities and campaign groups have written to the Prime Minister, urging him to stop UK tax havens from enabling corruption and tax dodging around the world.

  • April 28, 2016

    The presidents of Churches Together in the Merseyside Region have issued a joint statement in response to the Hillsborough Inquest.

  • April 28, 2016

    Amnesty International has called for a change to Northern Ireland’s abortion law, which it branded “cruel and discriminatory”, as another 'abortion pills' case came before the courts in Belfast yesterday (27 April 2016) concerning a woman accused of supplying pills to assist her under-age daughter to induce a miscarriage.

  • April 27, 2016

    A new report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Destitution in the UK has been published today (27 April 2016) Destitution is the most severe form of poverty in the UK and means someone cannot afford the basic essentials they need to eat, keep clean and stay warm and dry.