The period of economic turmoil since the financial crisis has actually coincided with an increase in people's wellbeing, an official study has found.
Prison numbers stabilised over the past year as a result of Ken Clarke's liberal reforms, according to official projections.
Housing minister Grant Shapps has been accused of using statistics to misrepresent the state of housing in the UK.
UCU general secretary, Sally Hunt, responds to the soaring levels of youth unemployment.
Labour's shadow work and pension secretary responds to news that UK unemployment is at its highest for 17 years.
Office for National Statistics release figures showing a 17-year high in numbers of unemployed.
Unemployment has hit a 17 year high with almost three million people in the UK now out of work, according to official figures released today.