The University of Liverpool has been accused of discriminating against two of its students after it charged them £50 to take out a three month assignment extenson despite the extenuating circumstances of medical needs.
A new report by the Children’s Commissioner revealed that while spending on child mental health services had increased the levels of spending differed greatly across areas of the UK.
New figures from the Ministry of Justice show that just £92,000 was granted in legal aid to bereaved families in 2017, prompting MPs to call for automatic non-means tested legal aid funding for inquests following a state-related death.
Three police officers are facing disciplinary action from an independent complaints body after a woman was fined for reporting a stalker who went on to murder her.
Changes to existing divorce laws in England and Wales will make it easier for couples to end their marriage without having to seek the other spouses’ permission.
Immigration Minister, Caroline Nokes has apologised to victims of the Windrush scandal who had registered an interest in a compensation scheme online after a data leak led to 500 private email addresses being accidentally shared.
A cross-departmental ‘Online Harms’ White Paper has outlined proposals to tackle harmful content published on content sharing platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, including the setting up of an independent regulator with powers to enforce a Code of Practice.
Asylum seekers and refugees may be some of the most vulnerable or traumatised people in our society, but can they get access to the support they so crucially need?
A rise in the use of unregulated “one-man” Sharia councils in the UK to decide over aspects of Islamic law cases such as divorce and the custody of children has been called into question by individuals, campaign groups and lawyers who argue they have no legal standing and discriminate unfairly against women.
MPs have urged the government to take action to make UK railway stations fully accessible for all disabled passengers.