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Social care is bearing the brunt of council cuts, by Simon Duffy

February 4, 2013

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(PUBLISHED IN THE GUARDIAN) Statistical manipulation disguises the fact that disabled people are being hit the hardest by cuts to benefits and services. Simon Duffy *.- One of the extraordinary features of the cuts programme has been the fate of social care. At the same time as announcing the deepest cuts in public expenditure since […]

Why school breakfast clubs in U.K. are on the education frontline

September 17, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE GUARDIAN) Free breakfast clubs are a lifeline for busy parents and families whose budgets have been cut to the bone. But as demand accelerates, funding is being cut. JAY RAYNER.- It’s 8 o’clock on a bright morning at the end of the summer term just gone and at Kingsmead primary school in […]