Child obesity is linked to deprivation, so why do poor parents still cop the blame?
Robert Noonan, Edge Hill University Childhood obesity has risen ten-fold over the past 40 years. In the UK, roughly 30% of children are overweight or obese. Obesity rates are much higher among children living in deprived communities. In England, there is a clear trend: the wealthier a child’s family is, the more likely the child […]
Liverpool judge’s decision recognises that ‘home’ still exists for the homeless
Clare Kinsella, Edge Hill University Stephen Gibney, a Liverpool man, has been sentenced to eight weeks imprisonment for urinating on homeless man Richard Stanley, while he slept rough in Liverpool City Centre. District Judge Wendy Lloyd handed down the sentence not just for degrading Stanley as a person, but also for attacking his home. Justice […]