Tag: austerity

government's response to covid-19 criticised

Government’s Response to Covid-19 Condemned

Sunday Times Report Criticises UK Government’s Response to Covid-19 In a damning Sunday Times investigation published just two days ago, the national newspaper has exposed critical failures in the UK government’s response to COVID-19...

asylum seekers

Asylum Seekers Are Living in Limbo

Asylum seekers waiting for more than six months for a decision on their application has hit an all-time high, increasing by 76% in 12 months, according to new reports. The reveal of latest figures showing asylum seekers’ agonising wait has one...

austerity causes health inequalities

Austerity Stalls Life Expectancy for First Time in 100 Years

A landmark review by Professor Michael Marmot reveals that a decade of austerity has aggravated health inequalities, leading to life expectancy stalling for the first time in a century – and even reversing for the most deprived women. In 2010...