People in England’s poorest towns ‘lose over a decade of good health’, research finds

Cambridge researchers find major health inequalities – as well as a geographic divide – between the most and least deprived English towns. They say that life

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 17, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: spotlight-on-public-health mental-health public-policy inequality england

School segregation by wealth is creating unequal learning outcomes for children in the Global South

Millions of the world’s poorest children are leaving school without mastering even basic levels of reading or maths because of an overlooked pattern of widespread, wealth-based inequalities in their countries’ education systems, new research suggests.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 27, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: education africa international-development inequality

Austerity cuts ‘twice as deep’ in England as rest of Britain

Research finds significant inequalities in cuts to council services across the country, with deprived areas in the north of England and London seeing the biggest drops in local authority spending since 2010.

Mia Gray, Anna Barford • cambridge
Oct. 9, 2018 ~6 min

Tags: inequality local-government austerity britain

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