Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday. She was previously a news reporter for The Independent on Sunday. Her investigations into human trafficking have twice been awarded Best Investigative Article at the Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards and her human rights journalism was shortlisted for the Gaby Rado Memorial prize at the 2012 Amnesty Media Awards.
19 November 2014 07:01 PM
Average weekly earnings are £462 for women and £558 for men
19 November 2014 06:31 PM
Research shows delays and sanctions are causing problems
19 November 2014 12:00 AM
Experts say the statutory rate for paternity leave is too low, at just £138.18 a week
18 November 2014 01:03 AM
Video footage of the white vehicle making its way on to the track from a pit lane has been viewed millions of times online
17 November 2014 07:13 PM
Senior clergy described policy as 'unjust' and 'deeply unfair'
02 November 2014 12:00 AM
31 October 2014 09:42 PM
Policy has proved devastating for the next generation needing social housing
31 October 2014 08:30 PM
Councils who have been forced to sell properties to tenants on the cheap are then having to rent them back at extortionate rates to house those in need
31 October 2014 05:30 PM
Chief schools inspector uses speech to criticise LGA
30 October 2014 05:51 PM
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announces new measure
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more