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Bedroom tax ‘could make thousands of poor people homeless’

Bedroom tax ‘could make thousands of poor people homeless’

Tens of thousands of the poorest people in Britain risk being made homeless because of the bedroom tax, according to an analysis of councils’ assessments of the welfare cut.

From last …

Ten thousand violent crime cases dealt with by ‘community resolution’ methods

Ten thousand violent crime cases dealt with by ‘community resolution’ methods

The police are dealing with as many as one in eight violent offences, including knife crimes and domestic violence, by getting the offender to apologise to the victim rather …

Thousands of children in care go missing every year

Thousands of children in care go missing every year

Nearly 3,000 children placed in care were repeatedly running away last year, with one able to go missing a total of 67 times in twelve months, figures released today reveal. The …

MoD civilian staff receive injury compensation of £17m in one year

MoD civilian staff receive injury compensation of £17m in one year

Civilian Ministry of Defence staff collected £17million in compensation last year after getting injured on the job. Mishaps reported included a chef cutting his little finger while slicing beef …

Sharp drop in new affordable homes under coalition, council data shows

Sharp drop in new affordable homes under coalition, council data shows

The coalition will commission just 37,000 new affordable homes for poorer residents – a fifth of the number ministers had promised to build by the end of the parliament …

Number of animals used in University of Leeds testing revealed

Number of animals used in University of Leeds testing revealed   

Almost 17,000 animals were used in medical experiments conducted by the University of Leeds last year – and most of them were killed.

A Freedom of Information request submitted by …