Fresh call for 50p minimum alcohol unit price to tackle teenage drinking
Scientists have renewed calls for a minimum price for alcoholic drinks after a study found that British teenagers are still among the heaviest drinkers in Europe.
Why children do best with strict parents
Children are more likely to grow into well-adjusted adults if their parents are firm disciplinarians, academics claimed yesterday.
Traditional ‘authoritative’ parenting, combining high expectations of behaviour with warmth and sensitivity, leads to more ‘competent’ children.
Scotland drugs and alcohol treatment ‘failing’
Glasgow council hit by allegations that it discriminates against women
A formal inquiry into alleged discrimination against hundreds of classroom assistants in Glasgow has been launched by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) after claims that women are being illegally underpaid and wrongly graded.
Equalities commission suffers third senior resignation in a week
A senior official at the Equalities and Human Rights Commission has resigned, the third high-level figure to announce their departure from the body in the space of a week.