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

February 4, 2013


(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


(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 […]