New mental health research: Scottish adults with long-term conditions are more anxious about unlocking

16 August 2021,

Scottish adults who are living with physical or mental health conditions are significantly more anxious about the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to new findings from an ongoing study of the pandemic by the Mental Health Foundation and its university partners. In a survey of 2,005 adults...

Universal Credit

100 organisations urge the Prime Minister not to cut Universal Credit

2 September 2021,

The largest coalition of organisations to date on this issue has signed a joint open letter to the Prime Minster calling on him not to go ahead with the planned £20-a-week cut to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit, due to come into effect on 6 October. The joint letter, coordinated by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, is signed by a wide range of 100 organisations that operate at a national level as well as in communities across the UK. Among the signatories are leading voices on health, education, children, housing, poverty, the economy and other aspects of public policy.