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Pregnant Woman holding flowers

CARE challenges narrative that abortion is the only way

5th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE CEO defends crisis pregnancy centres in the Telegraph. An investigation by the Sunday Telegraph found that Google Maps were leading women to crisis pregnancy centres that offered other options apart from abortion.

mother and baby

Further attempts to change abortion law in NI are unsuccessful

2nd Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Last week an amendment was made by MPs to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill requiring the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to provide guidance on the supposed ‘incompatibility’ between human rights law a

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Pregnancy screening stories highlight bias against Down's

2nd Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Non-invasive pre-natal tests (NIPT) can more accurately determine whether an unborn child has a genetic condition such as Down’s syndrome.

BREAKING: Minister resigns over betting machine stake cut delay

1st Nov 2018
James Mildred

The sport's minister Tracey Crouch MP has resigned over the Government's decision to delay cutting the maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Wellington Boots Family

New report: Individualistic tax system is crippling UK one-earner families

31st Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

Tax burden on one-earner married families with two children 30 per cent greater than the OECD average.

gambling machines

Bookies cash in as Chancellor delays FOBTs cut

30th Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

In yesterday’s Autumn Budget Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the Treasury will be delaying the cuts to Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) until October next year.

Woman - alone

MPs hear how modern slavery victims are let down by Govt

26th Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

This week MPs heard evidence from charities CARE works with via the Free for Good campaign and former Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland on how the current system was letting down victims of modern slavery.

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Abortion amendment made to NI Bill

26th Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

On Wednesday October 24, pro-abortion MPs tabled three dangerous amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive unction and Exercise of Functions) Bill.


International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day 2018

26th Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

MPs highlighted the fundamental importance of religious freedom during a Westminster Hall debate on Thursday October 25.

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Pornography should be treated as a public health problem, warn MPs

26th Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

The Women and Equalities Select Committee has published its report on sexual harassment towards girls and women and recommends that pornography should be treated as a public health issue, similar to smoking.

Concern over fresh delay to FOBTs £2 cap

25th Oct 2018
James Mildred

MPs and campaigners have expressed concerns over suggestions the Chancellor is set to delay implementing the maximum stake cut on highly addictive fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs).

Mother and scan

MPs vote on extreme abortion Bill

23rd Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

Today MPs voted on MP Diana Johnson’s controversial Ten Minute Rule Bill.