Social exclusion

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Cornwall ‘beach school’ aims to offer hope for vulnerable children
Wave Project charity plans purpose-built facility for Cornish children at risk of being permanently excluded

Steven Morris

14, May, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Child deaths are linked to social deprivation in England – NHS report
Study shows 23% of deaths in most deprived areas avoidable if mortality risk was same as least deprived

Linda Geddes

13, May, 2021 @3:43 PM

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Thousands of Cambodians go hungry in strict lockdown zones
Rights groups say government and UN inaction has left people lacking food and medicine for weeks

Sarah Johnson and Vutha Srey in Phnom Penh

13, May, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Drive for more student diversity paying off, says Oxford University
Institution doubles proportion of new students from disadvantaged backgrounds in five years

Rachel Hall

10, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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How has life changed for Manchester’s poorest children in 200 years?
Between the billionaire football clubs and luxury flats, many are still struggling in the city of the Guardian’s birth

Helen Pidd and Caelainn Barr

05, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Review of children’s social care in England ignores role of poverty, says expert
Prof Eileen Munro says ‘hobbling restrictions’ appear to prevent review from calling for extra funding for services

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

26, Apr, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Kent council fined after mother and son left to live in tent in pandemic
Medway council missed five chances to help family despite being informed they were at risk

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

22, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The Guardian view on poverty and crime: speaking truth to Priti Patel | Editorial
Editorial: The bluntness of the departing Merseyside police chief Andy Cooke was refreshing. Reducing inequality would help reduce law-breaking

Editorial

22, Apr, 2021 @5:55 PM

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How far has Britain come on race in the 28 years since Stephen Lawrence was killed? | Diane Abbott
The Macpherson report was a breakthrough, but this year’s Sewell report is a major step back, says Labour MP Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

22, Apr, 2021 @9:43 AM

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UK charity gives out 2.5m food parcels as need hits historic high
Trussell Trust distributed 33% more parcels in 2020-21 than year before as pandemic left more people in poverty

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

21, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Crime, poverty and why regeneration must start with people | Letters
Letters: It’s not more social science data we need, it’s the will to act, writes Nicholas Bradbury, while Lesley Evans says our education system needs a rethink

Letters

21, Apr, 2021 @5:14 PM

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Tackle poverty and inequality to reduce crime, says police chief
Retiring head of Merseyside force says if he had £5bn he would spend 20% on policing and 80% on cutting poverty

Vikram Dodd

18, Apr, 2021 @5:39 PM

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