Disabled people let down by courts
Police and prosecutors are failing to tackle an epidemic of hate crime against disabled people, the head of the Crown Prosecution Service in England and Wales said last night.
TV ad campaign aims to boost mental health
England’s first mental health promotion TV campaign is launched today to show how lifestyle choices can boost wellbeing.
More children will be taken into care as Britain becomes the obesity capital of the world, council leaders warn.
The Local Government Association claim the epidemic could lead to a rise in council tax as public services – including transport and home care – are put under increasing pressure.
Plain-speaking Harrow Council promises to ban jargon
A council has banned seven of the most bewildering jargon phrases when speaking to members of the public.
Sponsors smart at loss of academy chief Adonis
The loss of Andrew Adonis as schools minister will be a “huge blow” to academies, potentially resetting priorities for the next phase of the state-funded independent school programme, according to education officials and academy sponsors.