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CARE Statement in Response to Child Benefit Announcement

6th Oct 2010
Public Affairs

Child Benefit changes amount to an increase in the tax burden of over 40%, whilst those without family responsibility see their tax burden untouched.  This is unjust, says CARE.

Scottish Parliament

CARE for Scotland: Care Not Killing Committee meets with MSPs

21st Jul 2010
Public Affairs

Members of the Care Not Killing Scottish committee meet with MSPs

Nanotechnology debate raises new ethical challenges

16th Jul 2010
Public Affairs

On Tuesday 13th July, the House of Lords discussed the recent report on nanotechnologies and food published by the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee.

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Women murdered in Bradford

28th May 2010
Public Affairs

CARE and Beyond the Streets respond to Bradford murders

Houses of Parliament

New Parliament Meets for First Time

18th May 2010
Public Affairs

The newly elected House of Commons will meet for the first time today to elect a Speaker and to swear in new Members of Parliament. The House of Lords will also meet for the swearing in of new Peers.

CARE Election Digest

30th Apr 2010
Public Affairs

The CARE Election Digest is our ‘one stop shop’ summary of the key CARE election priorities.

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Large couple penalties for couples with children – Institute for Fiscal Studies confirms CARE research

29th Apr 2010
Public Affairs

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), in important new research published today, has confirmed what CARE has been saying for many years, namely that there are large couple penalties for parents with children on low incomes and particularly for one-

Girl and teacher

Controversial Sex and Relationship Education changes dropped from Children, Schools and Families Bill

9th Apr 2010
Public Affairs

On Tuesday the 5th of April, during the ‘wash-up,’ controversial government proposals to centralise sex and relationship education were dropped.

School children

New Poll on Sex Education

7th Apr 2010
Public Affairs

Poll shows public believe parents, not the state, should have prime role in school sex education.

High heels

Significant step in reducing forced prostitution

31st Mar 2010
Public Affairs

CARE welcomes significant step to reduce forced prostitution.

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DPP policy on assisted suicide published

25th Feb 2010
Public Affairs

On Thursday (26 Feb.) the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, made his response to the consultation on the interim DPP assisted suicide guidelines.  The guidelines were published on 23rd September last year and were out for consultation

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Tax Burden on Families – New CARE Report

8th Feb 2010
Public Affairs

Britain ‘Out of Line with Western World’ says New CARE Report.