The government has pledged £440 million to help the hardest-to-reach parts of the UK get superfast broadband.

HM Passport Office, has launched a national campaign to tackle the issue and is encouraging students and any young person who uses a passport for age verification to use alternative identification methods.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has set out plans for a £50 million ‘move-on’ housing fund to help homeless people progress from hostels and refuges to long-term accommodation.

The Public Accounts Committee has said the government's claim that its Troubled Families project had ‘turned around’ the lives of 99 per cent of England's most troubled families is a misleading statement.

The Health Select Committee has raised concern over the high number of people in England taking their own lives, warning the figure was ‘unacceptably high’.

The latest Help to Buy statistics have shown that over 220,000 people have been able to buy a home using the government scheme.

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that the lack of social care funding leaving elderly people isolated is a ‘crisis made in Downing Street’.

A new survey has revealed that 60 per cent of HR directors would like a new style of leadership to help them deliver a better quality of service.

Powers over licensing are to return to Rotherham council, but government-appointed commissioners will continue to oversee these decisions.

According to the Office for National Statistics, UK unemployment fell by 16,000 to 1.62 million in the three months to October.

A new report argues that more needs to be done to build business confidence in the north following a year of increasing uncertainty.

Decades of employment failure is turning the West Midlands into Britain’s biggest employment blacks, a report claims.

A Police Federation survey has found that 71 per cent of the public support the wider rollout of Tasers to police officers in England and Wales.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced £32 million of additional funding to regenerate deprived housing estates.

Over 40 leading businesses, universities and business networks have pledged support to boost the economy of the Northern Powerhouse.

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