Our approach to education perpetuates poverty – we need a different answer

Back in April Heidi Allen MP, pressing for an end to the Government’s benefit freeze made the point that “The Work and Pensions Select Committee has compiled evidence that shows that ending the benefits freeze would lift 200,000 people out of poverty.”  Reducing the number of families facing poverty must be a priority. Now we … Continue reading Our approach to education perpetuates poverty – we need a different answer

An important message about rough sleeping in Leeds

Leeds City Council ensures that there is always enough emergency accommodation for all rough sleepers. While some people may for whatever reason not accept the support offered, the council says that it will always provide and continue to offer that support. Officers at Leeds Housing Options recorded 435 homelessness prevention actions by assisting people into … Continue reading An important message about rough sleeping in Leeds