David Cameron is gagging charities, Labour claims

David Cameron is to come underneath glow on Wednesday over a government’s skeleton to quell spending on domestic campaigns by charities and other groups. The shade personality of a Commons, Angela Eagle, will credit a supervision of seeking to wisecrack charities in a square of legislation called a clarity of lobbying, non-party campaigning and trade […]

Most children will be born out of wedlock by 2016

“The government needs to send a very clear message that it supports marriage. That’s why married tax breaks are so important.” David Cameron has pledged to introduce legislation to give couples tax breaks worth £150 by the end of the year. The Prime Minister has been forced to put a timetable on government plans to […]

One million children are growing up without a male role model: Report blames …

Number of single-parent families rising by 20,000 each year Areas of Sheffield, Liverpool and Birmingham have largest amount of single parents Children from broken homes 50 per cent more likely to struggle at school Family break-ups are costing taxpayers £46 billion a year By Steve Doughty, Social Affairs Correspondent PUBLISHED: 18:30 EST, 9 June 2013 […]

Children should learn about relationships as well as sex

In a parliamentary debate on Thursday, part of the global One Billion Rising campaign demanding an end to violence against women, Claire Perry, adviser to David Cameron on the sexualisation of childhood, said that “sexting” is a “huge, growing and endemic problem”, with boys sending images of their genitalia to girls via mobile phones. “It […]

Children are ‘upset’ by online violence, study finds

Children are as upset by violent videos on YouTube that feature animal cruelty or beheadings and by insensitive Facebook messages from divorced parents as they are by online bullying and pornography, according to the biggest survey of young British people and their internet use. The research will be unveiled by the UK Council for Child […]

Health service, pride of Britain, ravaged by hospital scandal

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON | Wed Feb 6, 2013 10:35am EST LONDON (Reuters) – The deaths of hundreds of hospital patients, left without food or water in filthy conditions, exposed an urgent need to change the culture of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS), a report said on Wednesday. Between 400 and 1,200 patients are estimated […]

100000 more children to be plunged into poverty

Official figures show that a total of 200,000 youngsters from all families will be pushed into child poverty as a result of George Osborne’s 1 per cent cap on benefits from April, in effect a real-terms cut in welfare payments. But Steve Webb, the Liberal Democrat pensions minister, revealed in a parliamentary written answer last […]