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Legal experts give the Scottish Government food for thought on Named Person scheme

22nd Sep 2017
Chris Buttenshaw

This week the Scottish Parliament’s Education & Skills Committee took further evidence on the Named Person scheme.  The Committee heard from the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates both of which highlight serious flaws in the Sco

CARE Calls Out Betting Ads on Sports Shirts

22nd Sep 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE's Tim Houston is interviewed on BBC Radio Talkback about how gambling adverts on sports shirts should be banned.

Our Tax System Needs to be Reformed to Help Families

22nd Sep 2017
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE's CEO speaks to Dave Piper at TWR about a new report which shows that the national living wage is no longer enough to raise a child.

Hundreds of Doctors Rebel as they are Denied a Vote in Secret Abortion Decriminalisation Ballot

22nd Sep 2017
Rachael Adams

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has denied its members a chance to vote in a secret ballot on abortion decriminalisation today, choosing instead for just 33 members of the body’s council to vote on the controversial motio

Theresa May at the United Nations

Prime Minister promises new action to tackle modern slavery at home and abroad

22nd Sep 2017
Louise Gleich

This week, the Prime Minister Theresa May hosted an event at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on tackling forced labour, human trafficking and modern day slavery.

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New report highlights exploitation of Vietnamese people in UK

15th Sep 2017
Louise Gleich

New research published this week by the Anti-Slavery Commissioner has focussed attention on the trafficking of people from Vietnam to be exploited in the UK.

Lord McColl speaking in the House of Lords

House of Lords urges greater support for victims of trafficking

8th Sep 2017
Louise Gleich

New legislation is needed to improve the support for victims of trafficking said many Peers in the House of Lords this afternoon.

Support Schools Through Prayer: Let's Make Every School a 'Prayed For School'

8th Sep 2017
Rachael Adams

New Pray for Schools prayer feature will help ensure more schools across England and Wales are covered by prayers this school year

New Bill Proposed to End Cycle of Exploitation Against Human Trafficking Victims

7th Sep 2017
Rachael Adams

Government urged to back Lord McColl’s Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill

Delay Named Person Scheme to Avoid Legal Action

5th Sep 2017
Rachael Adams

Scottish Government urged to delay Named Person Scheme, allowing them to make significant changes to proposals which would save them from another embarrassing climbdown or further legal action being taken against them

The Truth Behind Iceland's 'Cure' for Down's Syndrome and What it Means for the UK

31st Aug 2017
Rachael Adams

The sad truth that nearly all unborn children who have been diagnosed with having Down Syndrome are aborted in Iceland hit the news this past week. 

CARE CEO: Influx of Gambling Ads are Putting Young People at Risk of Addiction

22nd Aug 2017
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE CEO told Premier Radio that advertisements have normalised gambling for young children which can having damaging effects.

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