More than a million households living in private rented accommodation risk of becoming homeless by 2020, finds a June 2017 report by Shelter. And the most important factor here is the shortfall between housing benefit and the cost of private renting.
The Independent Food Network (Ifan) has been carrying out research on the growth of food banks out side of the Trussell Trust network, Britain’s biggest food bank network.
One in three British children are in ‘multi-dimensional poverty,’ finds a June 2017 Unicef report.
Ahead of the July 2017 high-level political forum on sustainable development, the Secretary-General has reissued his report on progress towards the 2017 goals.
The Equality Trust has published its annual Wealth Tracker. This May 2017 report examines the wealth of Britain’s 1000 wealthiest citizens, and how this increase in wealth could have been spent differently to help address social problems in Britain.
For Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2017, the Mental Health Foundation have published a report on the UK’s mental health.
Two years ago, the previous Committee of Public Accounts reported on the Department of Health’s efforts to move people with a learning disability out of mental health hospitals and into the community. In April 2017, the acting Committee published a report on current local support.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry into mental health and deaths in prison in December 2016. An interim report was published in April 2017.
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a report on UK detention practice in April 2017.
The King’s Fund published a report on the future of HIV services in England in April 2017.