£6 billion in Right to Buy discounts since 2012

The LGA, which represents more than 350 councils in England and Wales, warns that the scheme is becoming unsustainable, with councils struggling to rebuild homes as quickly as they are being sold. The size of the discounts available were increased in April 2012, and...

Syrian refugees in Jordan pushed to the brink

TEN YEARS SINCE THE FIRST TENTS WERE PITCHED in Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, almost 82,000 Syrian refugees are still living there, facing increasing precarity as shrinking incomes, rising prices and spiralling debt drive them further into poverty. Over the past...