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#UncoverWestminster – Housing

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It is a well-known fact that London is an expensive city to live in, but what is lesser known is that the rents in the capital are increasing faster than anywhere else in the country. In London, the average age of a first time buyer is now 38 years old,… Continue reading

#UncoverWestminster – Education

Big Ben education

 

Only 27% of 16-year-olds on free school meals achieve A* to C grades at GCSE, compared with 54% of their peers. This suggests that the over one million children who are eligible for free school meals because their family income is £16,040 or less, are more likely to do… Continue reading

#UncoverWestminster – Health

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England is known for its National Health Service. It is the largest and the oldest single-payer healthcare system in the world and with one fifth of its budget being spent on providing health care in London alone it would be expected that every person living in London is in… Continue reading

Small – and mighty – charities

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90% of organisations in the voluntary sector are small or medium sized charities. Despite making up such a large percentage of the sector the work that they do often goes unnoticed by many. Research commissioned by TSB, and reported in the Guardian (13/06/16), shows that small charities miss out on… Continue reading

Run for Charity

Calling all runners!

WBAF has five running spaces in this year’s Royal Parks, which is being held in and around London’s Royal Parks this October, and we are looking for enthusiasts to fill these spaces.

If you enjoy running and would like to make a difference to disadvantaged families  in Westminster, let… Continue reading