The housing welfare cuts, a benefits cap and under-occupation penalties serve to make the lives of the very poor even harder, amid the coalition’s spending cuts and austerity economics.
The share of adults in Northern Ireland with no religion is surging, according to the latest data from the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey. The results of the 2020 survey have just been published. 27% of respondents said they had no religion – an increase of 7% on 2019. This latest surge means that the overall… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed the announcement that enclosed gamebirds are to be included within enhanced livestock worrying legislation in England and Wales. Listing enclosed gamebirds and increasing police powers for dealing with incidents of livestock worrying are just two parts of a wider Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill introduced… Read more »
A huge minority of British families are not attaining a “decent” standard of living, according to a new report.