Public services policy

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‘His anger got bigger’: ministers urged to get serious about gamblers’ deaths
Campaigners call for tougher regulations as white paper emerges, but reports suggest proposals are being watered down

Rob Davies

27, Jun, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Outsourcing has eroded workers’ wages and rights | Letter
Letter: In local government, the NHS and education, there has been little protection against employers slashing labour costs, writes George Binette


26, Jun, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Sajid Javid tells of heartache over brother’s suicide
Health secretary urges men to discuss mental health and to ‘seek help’ when they need to

Andrew Gregory Health editor

26, Jun, 2022 @1:30 PM

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NHS staff should get at least a 4% pay rise, say independent experts
Exclusive: Pay review body recommendation higher than government’s figures but less than unions want

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

25, Jun, 2022 @11:35 AM

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Why striking rail workers deserve our thanks | Letter
Letter: A probation officer says careers have been systematically destroyed by the coalition and Conservative governments, and industrial action is long overdue


21, Jun, 2022 @4:36 PM

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UK summer of unrest? Strikes in the air from barristers to NHS
Several professions could be about to follow rail workers in striking, but reasons and plans vary

Peter Walker Political correspondent

20, Jun, 2022 @2:45 PM

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UK minister warns public workers to brace for real-term pay cuts amid rail strikes
No 10 urges private sector firms against giving out pay rises as inflation feared to rise above 10%

Peter Walker and Aubrey Allegretti

20, Jun, 2022 @1:08 PM

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The Guardian view on ambulance waiting times: signs of a collapsing NHS | Editorial
Editorial: Paramedics cannot attend health emergencies because they are stuck queueing outside a hospital


19, Jun, 2022 @5:25 PM

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New strike chaos as teachers and NHS staff warn of action over pay
Rail unions set to walk out on Tuesday, as clashes loom over public sector pay offers falling short of inflation

Toby Helm, Michael Savage and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

18, Jun, 2022 @6:19 PM

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Schools and libraries face huge cuts after soaring costs create £1.7bn shortfall
Exclusive: Emergency council cuts feared across England caused by inflation and higher energy costs

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

17, Jun, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Improved disease control in public buildings ‘could save UK billions a year’
Measures such as improved ventilation would boost economy by helping prevent ill health, says report

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @3:58 PM

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Food plan for England condemned by its own lead adviser
Henry Dimbleby says government’s response to his review of food system shows no vision and ‘is not a strategy’

Helena Horton and Peter Walker

12, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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