A Women in Football survey recently reported that two-thirds of women working in football have been subject to gender discrimination, with only 12 percent of these cases being reported. In a 2014 study, titled ‘The Experience of Former Women Officials and the Impact on the Sporting Community’, researchers from Trinity University aimed to “explore the […]
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Today Yorkshire Bylines celebrates two huge milestones. It is six months to the day since we launched the first edition of our online newspaper, and within the next few hours, we will have reached 1.5 million views! We know that a free press, along with good quality journalism, is fundamental to any functioning democracy. In […]
This special edition includes a selection of articles that have appeared in Yorkshire Bylines over the last six hectic but exciting months. We hope you enjoyed reading them when they first appeared or, if you missed them, enjoy them now. You can catch up with all the back issues HERE .
Why a universal basic income could be a better alternative to universal credit and the current welfare system The coronavirus crisis has caused a major upheaval within the UK welfare system, with a surge of people applying for universal credit amid staggering rates of unemployment. With the furlough scheme coming to an end, the government […]
Just about everyone is aware of the huge increases in government spending in the last seven months, as the government bankrolls the economy in a world where many workers have been furloughed or made redundant. Not only has government expenditure increased, but the 20 percent reduction in economic activity means that tax receipts have fallen […]
The government has proposed that rather than operating as One Yorkshire Together, Yorkshire should operate as four separate areas, each with an executive mayor, alongside unitary local government councils. In North Yorkshire, each town and area will now be considering where their interests lie with the potential format of the unitary authorities. There are options […]
The Yorkshire Bylines podcast expands into the Bylines Network podcast, starting in the North East! Host Ellie Rainsley speaks with Tees Valley mayoral candidate Jessie Joe Jacobs about the coronavirus, devolution, and reaching out to communities left behind by the political establishment. Yorkshire Bylines original podcast with Grace Pritchard in “The Agriculture Bill returns …” […]
Too many people have yet to recover from austerity mark I, and the effects of the pandemic will be felt for a long time to come. With the Bank of England warning that we are about to face the “worst recession for three hundred years”, and with the full impact of Brexit still to hit, the thought of austerity mark II is almost too much to bear.
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I’m working-class and I’d like to stay that way. Looking across a smoky room at my Nanna buffing the dance floor of our local working men’s club, St. Johns Terrace. Sodden beer mats, cheesy eighties music on repeat. This is her third job of the day. This is one of those stand-out memories from my […]
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