About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: Top 1% Earns 17% of Britain’s Income, New Research of Income Inequality Shows

    Top 1% Earns 17% of Britain’s Income, New Research of Income Inequality Shows

    By Helen Lock|May 22, 2020

    Researchers have said that data on capital gains earnings should be included in official statistics. Read more

  2. Article: Women Are Bearing the Brunt of COVID-19 Lockdown Anxiety in the UK

    Women Are Bearing the Brunt of COVID-19 Lockdown Anxiety in the UK

    By Helen Lock|May 21, 2020

    Six out of 10 women are finding it hard to stay positive day to day. Read more

  3. Article: Captain Tom Moore Will Be Knighted After Raising £32 Million for NHS Charities

    Captain Tom Moore Will Be Knighted After Raising £32 Million for NHS Charities

    By Helen Lock|May 20, 2020

    The former WW2 captain originally aimed to raise £1,000 to help fight COVID-19. Read more

  4. Article: UK to Open a £38M Centre for Rapid Vaccine Production This Summer

    UK to Open a £38M Centre for Rapid Vaccine Production This Summer

    By Helen Lock|May 19, 2020

    The government wants to start manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine “at scale” as soon as possible. Read more

  5. Article: Poorest More Than Twice as Likely to Die From COVID-19 in Scotland: Data

    Poorest More Than Twice as Likely to Die From COVID-19 in Scotland: Data

    By Helen Lock|May 18, 2020

    Campaigners say a rethink is needed to tackle the link between low income and poor health. Read more

  6. Article: Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    By Helen Lock|May 15, 2020

    Rajinder Singh, from London, has become an online sensation during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read more

  7. Article: 1 in 4 Young People Struggling With Mental Health in Britain Aren't Getting Help in Lockdown

    1 in 4 Young People Struggling With Mental Health in Britain Aren't Getting Help in Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 14, 2020

    Professionals have warned of the pandemic's “profound” impact on mental health. Read more

  8. Article: Most Brits Want to Prioritise Well-Being Over Economic Growth Amid COVID-19 Crisis: Poll

    Most Brits Want to Prioritise Well-Being Over Economic Growth Amid COVID-19 Crisis: Poll

    By Helen Lock|May 11, 2020

    Campaigners said the results of the poll show that politicians shouldn’t focus on GDP alone. Read more

  9. Article: A Third of Young Women and Girls in Britain Are Struggling to Access Period Products During Lockdown

    A Third of Young Women and Girls in Britain Are Struggling to Access Period Products During Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 7, 2020

    The issue of period poverty has been exacerbated by the pandemic, a charity warns. Read more

  10. Article: Britain Must Invest in Green Economy After COVID-19 Crisis, Climate Advisers Argue

    Britain Must Invest in Green Economy After COVID-19 Crisis, Climate Advisers Argue

    By Helen Lock|May 6, 2020

    From creating green jobs to reforming carbon-heavy industries, there is an opportunity for change. Read more