This year’s GCSE results show the biggest difference between boys’ and girls’ performance since 2003.
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A Royal baby is on the way as Kate goes into Labour today. The media gather outside of St Mary’s Hospital in London in anticipation of whether it is a boy or a girl.
David Cameron’s proposal to allow development aid to be used to fund military spending risks breaking OECD as well as Britain’s own International Development Act.
Former Scottish first minister, Lord McConnell has called on all parties to unite against child poverty which he called the “challenge of our generation”.
Huw Lewis AM, deputy minister for children in the Welsh Assembly government, on Cardiff’s strategy for tackling the scourge of child poverty.
Save the Children in Wales has described as a “scandal” new figures showing that Children in Wales are more likely to live in severe poverty than other parts of the UK.
A new report out today has revealed nearly 1.6 million children in the UK live in severe poverty, with the highest levels of child poverty in Manchester and Tower Hamlets.
Yesterday’s report on severe child poverty confirms DWP’s official poverty figures. Between 2004-05 and 2007-08 the number of children living in poverty increased.