Community Care, Dec. 14th 2006 - Jan. 3rd 2007, p. 26-28
Forty years after the BBC drama Cathy Come Home alerted the country to the plight of the homeless, the article looks at progress in eradicating poverty and social exclusion. It concludes that UK society is more unequal in many ways in 2006 than it was 40 years ago, and leaders of the Left are less inclined to challenge injustices than they used to be.
Community Care, Dec. 14th 2006 - Jan. 3rd 2007, p.16-17
While the UK’s governments have been keen to reform public services, budget restrictions have caused progressive schemes to flounder.
G. Palmer, T. MacInnes and P. Kenway
New Policy Institute, 2006
As well as low income, this report covers issues ranging from work and education to health and housing. As such, it includes both devolved and non-devolved responsibilities. The analysis is built around a set of 46 indicators organised into four chapters. It finds that over the past decade: