A report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found the effects of poverty to have cost the UK an average of £78 billion per year, with the NHS bearing the brunt of the costs.

The Taxpayers’ Alliance has claimed that the HS2 project is an ‘expensive vanity project which must be scrapped’ in its new report.

Regeneration schemes will be at risk if the government holds on to billions of pounds of EU money in the wake of the Brexit vote, the LGA has warned.

The £344 million plan to expand London City Airport has been criticised by campaigners arguing that it will add to the city’s air pollution.

Over 8,000 new jobs have been reported by enterprise zones in the Northern Powerhouse over the past four years, the government has said.

The Home Affairs Committee has warned the government that there could be a spike in UK migration ahead of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Following a weekend of major disruption for cross-Channel travellers, the government has been urged to invest more in road infrastructure in Dover.

The Tax Payers Alliance (TPA) is urging the government to abolish the ‘unfair’ stamp duty, as it is preventing people buying their own home.

The government has passed a new law which means all local authorities must ensure that staff dealing with the public can speak fluent English.

Trade union Unison has launched a petition to debate the proposal to pool local government pension funds in order to invest in infrastructure.

In a report, the Joint Committee on Human Rights has said there is currently no useable legal definition of extremism.

A new report has claimed that devolution is being ‘underpowered’ and is failing under the current ‘austerity cosh’.

The Health Select Committee has accused ministers of giving the wrong impression about how much they are spending on healthcare in England.

Research from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has warned that an increasing number of older people are living alone, without having adaptions installed to enable them to live independently.

All MPs are to be automatically offered additional security in their constituency offices and homes, following the death of Labour MP Jo Cox.

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