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Urgent call for review into sentencing pregnant women due to health risks
Experts and campaigners write open letter to justice secretary and Sentencing Council warning of dangers of giving birth in jail

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Chelsie Henshaw

24, Sep, 2022 @6:47 PM

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Alex Scott says trolling and racist abuse took her to some ‘dark places’
BBC presenter received death threats after false reports that she was to replace Sue Barker on A Question of Sport

Miranda Bryant

24, Sep, 2022 @1:38 PM

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Disabled woman wins legal challenge against DWP over automatic benefit deduction
High court rules DWP scheme to deduct money without consent is illegal and breaches ‘obligation of fairness’

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

23, Sep, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Tell us: are you on the waiting list for affordable housing in Westminster?
We’re interested to hear from people living in the borough of Westminster and are trying to find affordable housing

Guardian community team

23, Sep, 2022 @4:02 PM

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‘What do they expect me to do?’ Part-time workers dismayed by benefits rule changes
Childcare, health problems or other constraints mean taking action to boost earnings will be a struggle

Julia Kollewe

23, Sep, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Domestic abuse survivors at risk from councils’ failure to rehouse them
Exclusive: Local authorities frequently breach legal duty to prioritise housing for abuse survivors, risking further danger or trauma

Emily Dugan

23, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘We’re in a moral crisis’: US faith leaders urge lawmakers to combat poverty
Coalition gathers on Capitol Hill to deliver impassioned demand to improve life for low-income Americans

Joan E Greve in Washington

22, Sep, 2022 @6:23 PM

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What is in Thérèse Coffey’s new NHS plan?
Key details from the launch of ‘our plan for patients’ by the health and social care secretary

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

22, Sep, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Health secretary sets up £500m fund to discharge medically fit NHS patients
Thérèse Coffey announces measure aimed at freeing up beds in hospitals in England before winter pressures

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

22, Sep, 2022 @1:54 PM

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Surge in ‘no-fault evictions’ prompts calls to renew UK-wide ban
Tenants were protected from the practice by lockdown, but are now suffering ‘devastating’ consequences

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @12:57 PM

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Part-time workers: how will you be affected by new benefits rules?
The new rule will require benefit claimants working up to 15 hours a week to take new steps to increase their earnings

Guardian community team

22, Sep, 2022 @9:16 AM

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No sanctions if GPs miss two-week target, health secretary suggests
Thérèse Coffey describes new goal for offering patient an appointment as ‘expectation’ not guarantee

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @8:45 AM

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