High earning council tenants to pay full market rent

Council house tenants who earn up to £40,000 could be liable to pay the market value rent of their home. The so called “pay-to-stay” Housing and Planning Bill before parliament will tackle what the government  is calling a “subsidised below market rent level” for council tenants throughout the UK. The...

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Rejected sex education plan creates awkward conversations for the Government

A Select Committee recommendation to make sex education compulsory in schools was rejected by the government earlier this month leading to anger and confusion. However, according to an article by Channel 4 News presenter, Cathy Newman, in the Telegraph, the decision was only reluctantly made by the Education Secretary, Nicky...

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Deep conversations with Claire Foster-Gilbert

If you have never heard of The Westminster Abbey Institute, initially it will sound like the kind of place where the Church of England sends its vicars to retire gracefully. However, if ever there has been a part of the church, which is bucking the antiquated stereotype is is the...

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