Public Affairs News

News

Monthly archive

Mark Baillie speaks to Premier Radio about significant increase of money that's lost on FOBTs

26th May 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE's Policy Officer Mark Baillie talks to Premier Radio about a new report which shows that since 2009 there has been a 73% increase on the money lost on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

CARE speaks out on latest abortion polling findings

26th May 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE believes that every life has value, from its beginning at conception to its natural end.

91% of Britons want a ban on sex-selective abortions

22nd May 2017
Rachael Adams

A startling new ComRes poll shows that the overwhelming majority of the British public (91%) support a ban on sex-selective abortions.

Only 1% of Brits back abortion decriminalisation

22nd May 2017
Rachael Adams

A startling new ComRes poll that is the most representative study carried out on public perception of abortion in the last decade, has confirmed that the majority of the British public would value more legal protections for abortion.

Majority of Scots oppose their tax being spent to fund oversees abortion

22nd May 2017
Rachael Adams

A new ComRes poll shows that the majority of the Scottish public (65%) would like to stop taxpayers money being spent to fund abortions oversees.

Did your MP stand up for the vulnerable in the last parliament?

16th May 2017
Rachael Adams

Just how did your MP vote on a range of crucial issues? Back by popular demand is CARE’s dynamic database which details how MPs voted on crucial issues relating to life, family and justice in the last parliament.

CARE Launches New Resource To Help Voters Get To Know Their Candidates For The General Election

9th May 2017
Rachael Adams

With only 30 days to go until the General Election, CARE has launched a website to equip and inspire Christians across the UK to get out and vote on June 8th.

Mark Baillie speaks out about what needs to be done to tackle problem gambling in Northern Ireland

4th May 2017
Rachael Adams

This week the Northern Ireland Gambling Prevalence Survey came out which identified that Northern Ireland had more than four times as many problem gamblers as England.

New Report shows Northern Ireland has more than Four Times as Many Problem Gamblers as England

3rd May 2017
Rachael Adams

Northern Ireland has a higher proportion of ‘problem gamblers’ than any other UK region, a new report has found.

MPs Report Warns Urgent Reform is Needed as Insufficient Support is Leaving Human Trafficking Victims Destitute and their Traffickers Unpunished

2nd May 2017
Rachael Adams

In a report published on Sunday, MPs on the Work and Pensions Committee have described ‘inexcusable’ failures in the system which leaves many victims destitute and see their traffickers go unpunished.

Woman looking out of a window

Home Secretary promises to improve trafficking victims’ access to support

13th Apr 2017
Louise Gleich

CARE welcomes the statement made today by the Home Secretary Amber Rudd MP, that the Government will take action to improve the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) through which victims of human trafficking are able to receive support.

Woman walking on cobbled street at night

France: Over 900 people arrested for buying sex in first year of new law

13th Apr 2017
Louise Gleich

On 13 April 2016, France introduced a law making it an offence to pay for sexual services.  One year on, leading charities report that 937 individuals have been arrested for the offence with most admitting their guilt and being fined.

Pages