More than two thirds of people on the government’s controversial Work Programme are still without a job after two years on the scheme, according to new figures.
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The percentage of households in the UK who are below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years, according to a new study of poverty and deprivation.
UKIP’s success in the European and local elections 2014 is not about Euroscepticism. In fact the UK is becoming increasingly pro-EU.
The newspaper industry, and the power of the press barons, is declining. The internet is on the rise and this holds opportunities for the left.
Cornwall Council has been using more than 300 people on zero hour contracts, it has been revealed this week.
At conference Ed Miliband will develop his responsible capitalism theme and announce new policies to boost construction and house building, help out small businesses and also ensure that improved skills and wages are at the heart of a Labour government.
In 29 states there are no anti-discrimination laws regarding sexual orientation and in 34 states it is legal to discriminate against transgender people.
Political debate tends to revolve around school leavers who go onto university, but there has been a lack of focus on the half of young people who don’t.