Single parents in the centre of the benefits storm – get Gingerbread’s data

With rising prices on one side and falling benefits on the other, have single parents been disproportionately hit by welfare reforms? Gingerbread, the charity supporting lone parents, believes so. Their online survey ‘Paying the price:single parents in the age of austerity (pdf)’ asked a number of questions about meeting rising living costs, with 591 single […]

Useful education links for June 6th through July 5th

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between June 6th and July 5th: Education ministry gives go-ahead to two-thirds of Christian faith schools – But only one in five Islamic and Hindu schools approved, say DfE figures released … Continue reading

Useful education links for April 13th through April 22nd

TweetThese are the education links we found interesting between April 13th and April 22nd: Suffolk teachers take time off over stress of Ofsted visits – Telegraph – The statistics have been released by Suffolk County Council following a Freedom of … Continue reading

Links for January 22nd

  Seventeen NHS hospitals have dangerously low numbers of nurses – Telegraph – The hospitals, many of them busy district generals, were issued with warnings by the Care Quality Commission after its latest inspections, the body has disclosed. Each was … Continue reading

Audit looks at costs, legacy and lessons of the Olympics

The National Audit Office has published its report into the 2012 London Olympics. It includes sections on costs, on legacy, and lessons. Can you find anything in it?

Document: Government promised to pay for LOCOG’s losses – however big

Embedded above is a report from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee on preparations for the Olympic and Paralymic Games. Some of the contents were covered (mainly on specialist blogs) when it was published in April, such as the … Continue reading