Department for Education survey report: Support for Mental Health in Schools and Colleges

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School staff hope a preventative strategy would reduce the chances of children and young people reaching crisis point and needing more targeted support.

This is from the May 2018 survey report which explores what schools and colleges across England are doing to support pupils’ mental health.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission report: Housing and Disabled People – Britain’s Hidden Crisis

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Housing is the cornerstone of independent living, yet many disabled people live in homes that do not meet their requirements.

This is according to the May 2018 report on housing and disabled people in England, Wales and Scotland by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

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Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation report: Burning Britain?

In Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minster, she proclaimed her Government’s mission was to tackle ‘burning injustices’ in Britain. But preparing for Brexit has dominated Government thinking since then.

This is according to the May 2018 report on ‘Burning Injustices’ in Britain (pdf), by Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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House of Commons briefing paper: Social Care – Announcements Delaying the Introduction of Funding Reforms

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In July 2015, the Government announced that it would delay reforms of social care funding from April 2016 to April 2020.

In response, the House of Commons Library have published a February 2018 briefing paper outlining the postponement of these reforms. 

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