Figures show younger people more likely to lose jobs because of COVID-19 – with working class women the worst off

The ONS has revealed that over three in four (76%) of those aged between 25 and 29 years’ old who were worried about the effect of COVID-19 on their lives reported that it had affected their work.  Of those aged between 16-29 years’ old who reported their work had been affected by COVID-19, the most common ways in which it was affected were a reduction in hours (21%), followed by concerns about health and safety. 

Dover’s youngest ever councillor reflects on their time in politics

The youngest ever district councillor for Dover Callum Warriner has spoken out on his time representing Castle Ward. Elected in 2019 for the Conservative Party when he was 19, Mr Warriner, now a law student at Canterbury Christchurch University, has for the first time spoken about his what he has learned from entering politics. 

“I put my name forward as I wanted to make a change in the town, I’ve always had a passion for politics and I believed that I could bring a fresh outlook to the council. 

As PC Harper’s Romany killers appeal against convictions, what does it mean to be Romany in 2020?

“The things people have said to me because I married a Traveller are unbelievable. They wouldn’t say it if he was black.” Romany people speak out about their experiences in 2020 

As PC Andrew Harper’s killers, Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers appeal against their convictions, and in the wake of the Black Lives matter movement, one can’t help but align the dots. PC Harper wasn’t just killed by any teenage boys with a disdain for the police. He was killed by Romany boys. 

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