#social-care

Women to be 'hit hardest' by Universal Credit cut
Cuts to Universal Credit will hit women hardest and lead to them losing billions of pounds from their annual incomes in total, figures show.
Charges for Covid lateral flow tests within 'months' in 'reckless' move
Charges will be introduced for Covid lateral flow tests within "months" in England, triggering criticism of the "reckless" move.
Covid antibody drug Ronapreve to be given to vulnerable NHS patients
A drug given to the former US president Donald Trump when he had coronavirus last year is to be used to treat vulnerable NHS hospital patients.
Asylum seeker given 100,000 hospital bill after suffering stroke
Simba Mujakachi, a personal trainer, was just 29 years old in June 2019 when he suffered a catastrophic stroke that left him comatose.
Lib Dem conference: Sir Ed Davey gambles on targeting Tories
That - according to one senior Lib Dem MP - is the question the party needs to answer this weekend, at its annual conference.
Liberal Democrats: Is Ed Davey sticking to his promises?
A poor election result in 2019 saw the early exit of their leader Jo Swinson and a takeover by her deputy - and former coalition minister - Sir Ed Davey.
Michael Gove set to pause contentious planning shake-up
Michael Gove is expected to pause the government's planning changes and review them before deciding how to proceed, sources say.
Violence against women and girls 'should be treated with same priority as terrorism'
"Radical" change is needed to stop an epidemic of violence against women and girls in Britain, a watchdog has found.
The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's cabinet: new faces, not a new direction | Editorial
n Westminster it is often said that politics drives the timing of decisions. But this week's reshuffle by Boris Johnson is just the opposite: the timing is driving the politics.
Reshuffle: Michael Gove's new levelling up role sparks Town Hall nerves
Often described as a "reformer", he's been given a pretty hefty brief in Boris Johnson's latest cabinet reshuffle - running the department for housing, communities and local government with added responsibility for "levelling up" the UK and defending the union.