Media Round-Up: October 2021

Date Posted: Friday 5th November 2021

Stylist Magazine – “I really hit rock bottom”: women on the reality of being on furlough for 18 months and what will happen now the scheme is over

Nation Cymru – It’s time to make the 30 Hours Childcare Offer available for two year old children

The Big Issue – More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’

National World – Pension pay gap: women thousands of pounds worse off – how each part of the UK compares on gender income gap

Huffington Post – Try Being A Single Woman Finding A Home Of Her Own Right Now

The New York Times – Boris Johnson Claims a Positive in Britain’s Shortages. Economists Disagree.

The Scarborough News – Female pensioners in Scarborough thousands of pounds worse off on average than their male counterparts

The i news – Shared parental leave: Fathers say the low rate paid is stopping them from splitting time off

Woman’s Hour (skip to 3:00) 

The Mirror – Joint open letter calling for removal of two-child benefit cap, and 100% funding for childcare for parents claiming UC

Today Programme (skip to 21:04) 

Sky News (No clip available)

LBC (skip to 3:47) – Autumn Budget 2021: More help for families

The Grazia – Sorry Rishi, Promises Of Cheap Prosecco Will Not Hide How Little Is Being Spent On Childcare And Preventing Male Violence

The Independent – Parents have nothing to thank Rishi Sunak for today

The Guardian – Budget 2021 live: ‘many to face living standards squeeze’ despite Sunak spending pledges – as it happened

Byline Times – AUTUMN BUDGET: Women & Children First?

The Voice – Rishi Sunak hides budget impact on black communities

HR Magazine – Budget and Spending Review: what did chancellor Rishi Sunak say?