Downing Street rejects a call from a leading public health expert to consider lowering the age of consent for sex to 15.
The traditional family model used to be thought of as the building block of society. But now a report finds those families make up a third of all those with children who live in poverty.
Across Westminster today I found quite a few coalition voices sighing that the government was yet again getting stuck into a week in which it appears to be dancing to Ed Miliband's tune.
Energy Secretary Ed Davey sets out reforms to the energy market which could see consumers able to switch suppliers within 24 hours - and firms face criminal sanctions.
The deputy prime minister says the national curriculum should be taught in every school and all teachers should be qualified. One free school founder tells Channel 4 News why he disagrees.
David Cameron tells the Conservative conference he wants to create a society built on hard work, tax cuts and enterprise, in which everyone has "the chance to make it".