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Proposal to add folic acid to flour could save lives

17th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Government has launched a public consultation over plans to fortify flour in the UK by adding folic acid to help prevent birth defects such as spina bifida.

Nigel Cameron: Are we “summoning the demon”? Why AI is a problem

17th Jun 2019
Nigel Cameron

Our lives have been enormously enriched by the many benefits of the Artificial Intelligence that powers the Internet.

A Technological Society

17th Jun 2019
Stuart Weir

I feel like we’re sleepwalking. And I’ve got questions…

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First ever victim cleared of criminal convictions under NI’s human trafficking legislation

17th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Last Friday (14 June), a Vietnamese man became the first ever person to be cleared of criminal charges under NI’s landmark Human Trafficking legislation, successfully overturning a previous Home Office ruling.  

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Government rushes ahead with no-reason divorce Bill

14th Jun 2019
Jonathan Williams

Yesterday the Government rushed ahead with its proposed reforms to divorce law tabling the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill.

CARE speaks out about latest rise in abortion figures

14th Jun 2019
James Mildred

On Thursday 13 June, the Department of Health and Social Care published the latest abortion statistics for England and Wales.

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Peers debate improving access to palliative care

14th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Today in the House of Lords, Peers debated improving access to palliative care across England during the second reading of Baroness Finlay’s Access to Palliative Care Bill.

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UK policies some of the least family-friendly in the world

14th Jun 2019
Jonathan Williams

A report released by UNICEF yesterday has revealed that some of least family friendly policies in the OECD can sadly be found in the United Kingdom. UK a cold place for families

Domestic Abuse Bill report published

14th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Joint Committee of the draft Domestic Abuse Bill has today published its official report on the legislation. Purpose of the Bill

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Abortion rates for England and Wales: the key headlines

13th Jun 2019
Mark Baillie

This week the Department of Health and Social Care released the latest statistics on the number of abortions which took place in England and Wales in 2018. You can find the report published by the Department here and the full data tables here.

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Move to opt-out organ donation is a real risk

11th Jun 2019
James Mildred

MSPs are taking a real risk by voting in favour of a new opt-out organ donation system, CARE for Scotland said this evening.

broken chains

Prime Minister unveils news measures to tackle modern slavery

11th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Theresa May has unveiled new measures to tackle the scourge of modern-day slavery.

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