Law creates underclass of child criminals
Britain has been condemned as a bleak place for children, where thousands are needlessly criminalised for misdemeanours and where the gap between the education and health of the rich and poor is growing.
Dossier prepared for UN details grim plight of many young people in Britain
A dossier of abuse of the human rights of children and young people in Britain will be presented to United Nations inspectors today in a joint submission from the four children’s commissioners for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Three out of four councils cutting care for elderly and disabled
Care for the elderly and disabled is “coming apart at the seams”, campaigners warned on Monday as a survey discloses that three out of four councils have cut free home support services in order to save money.
Police chief slams supermarkets for selling cheap booze
A police chief has slammed drinks firms and supermarkets claiming they cause misery by selling cheap booze.
Read more on this story in The Daily MirrorFamily must ALWAYS come first, says Cameron as he spells out plan to battle social and economic breakdown
David Cameron today puts the family at the heart of his plans for government and stresses the economic cost of social breakdown.