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Despite concessions announced today,the Justice Secretary’s planned cuts to legal aid will still deny justice to a wide range of people wronged by the UK Government.
The UK government must take action to offset the impact of its austerity policies on disabled and older women, a United Nations committee says.
As a People’s Assembly Against Austerity gathered in London, the Guardian carried a dispiriting interview with UK opposition leader Ed Miliband.
The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas has warned that cost-cutting UK legal aid proposals “will destroy prison law as we have known it”.
The UK government’s legal aid changes in England and Wales would deny justice to the most vulnerable and undermine the rule of law, Human Rights Watch says.
Thousands of protestors have gathered at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston, calling on the government to scrap Trident and cancel its replacement.
Fifty-five years after their first London to Aldermaston march, CND will return to Britain's nuclear bomb factory on April 1 to say 'stop fooling with nuclear weapons'.
The UK government's childcare voucher proposals will not help those most in need in the midst of huge further cuts the chancellor is planning, say critics.
The Scottish government will offer extra advice and support to those who will lose out under UK Government housing benefit cuts like the bedroom tax.
Trade Union Congress General Secretary Frances O'Grady has warned of the threat to education from increasing privatisation and continuing austerity.