This briefing shares the stories and experiences of the modest Spanish town of Benifaió.
A year ago the government ordered ‘Everyone in’ and accommodation had to be found for all rough sleepers. Aline Clayson, Rough Sleeping Navigator at Southend on Sea Borough Council takes up the story for us.
Karen Campbell was writer in residence for five months last year at Dumfries and Galloway Council, hearing the stories of frontline workers and creating a lasting record of their service to their communities during the pandemic.
Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services – Women and Equalities Select Committee report
The report by the Women and Equalities Select Committee on the impact of Covid-19 on people living with disabilities is sobering reading. It assesses the difficulties many people experienced and includes important recommendations to improve the wellbeing of disabled people as we go into transition and recovery.
Special Report on Covid-19 in Northern Ireland and its impact on structures of Government one year on
This briefing provides a summary of major announcements in Northern Ireland related to the Covid-19 pandemic and their impact on the structures of government, one year on from the start of the pandemic.
Jo Wiley’s campaign has made sure that people with learning disabilities are treated fairly and given priority for the Covid vaccine. Steve Palmer hopes this can usher in new thinking about learning disability across all areas of life.
Covid has ripped through some of the poorest places in the UK. Given the opportunity and resources councils can be powerful agents in building back fairer, more sustainable local communities and economies across the country, writes Councillor Eleanor Southwood of Brent Council.
This briefing explores the ‘Swedish Model’ and it’s approach to learning and education through Covid-19.
The past year has been one like no other. The Covid crisis is far from over, but as we approach the grim anniversary of the first UK lockdown, it seems an appropriate moment to reflect. So we are bringing together a few of the myriad of different experiences from this momentous year in all our…
In many ways communities and individuals have shown extraordinary resilience over the past year, but, writes Janet Sillett, the key story has been the brutal exposure and exacerbation of a myriad of social and economic inequalities. Where do we go from here?