Children’s Commissioner condemns current law for giving pets more rights than children
Labour MP David Lammy backs the move despite social media backlash
The Government has been accused of “insulting” the victims of the 2011 summer riots by burying their formal response to a report on the unrest and failing to act on its 63 recommendations.
A regeneration plan for Tottenham is too little, too late, says one family who lost its livelihood
Smacking and other violent forms of discipline are likely to be harmful to the long-term development of children, a study into the effects of physical punishment has claimed.
The MP for Tottenham, where rioting triggered this summer's eruption of looting in English cities, has warned that conditions are ripe for trouble to break out again next year.