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Ladbrokes commits to cutting betting machine stake in Northern Ireland

20th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Ladbrokes has announced it would cut the maximum stake on highly addictive Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) in Northern Ireland. The British Government announced recently that the maximum stake on FOBTs would be cut from £100 to just £2.

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Govt climb-down over FOBT stake reduction delay

14th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Today the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced that the stake cut on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) would now happen by April 2019.

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Govt U-turn on FOBTs leaves out NI

14th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Today the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) announced that the stake cut on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) would now happen by April 2019.

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Welsh Govt consultation on providing abortion for NI women branded a complete sham

13th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Public policy charity CARE (Christian Action Research and Education) - which works in both Wales and Northern Ireland -  today slammed the Welsh Government’s public consultation on offering Northern Ireland women abortions as a complete sham, after i

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Opt-out organ donation is just a placebo

6th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Today CARE for Scotland Parliamentary Officer, Dr Gordon Macdonald gave evidence to the Health and Sports Committee on why the Government’s proposals to change to an opt-out system for organ donation is just an expensive distraction. 

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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.

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Majority of women oppose radical abortion law change

22nd Oct 2018
James Mildred

Less than a quarter of women in England and Wales are in favour of a more radical abortion regime, new polling figures suggest. 

CARE calls for a week of prayer to mark Anti-Slavery Day

19th Oct 2018
James Mildred

Christian charity CARE is today (Thursday October 18) calling for the church to commemorate Anti-Slavery Day 2018 by dedicating time both this week and especially this coming Sunday to pray for victims of modern slavery.

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Government urged to back Bill to end brutal re-trafficking cycle

9th Oct 2018
Rachael Adams

In a major debate on modern slavery taking place at Westminster today, MPs will call on the Government to throw its full backing behind new legislation that will massively improve levels of support given to victims of modern slavery.

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Labour’s betting reforms a step forward in tackling UK’s problem gambling epidemic

20th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

Public policy charity CARE welcomes Labour plans to outlaw in-play betting ads to help combat the UK’s problem gambling epidemic. Labour’s new proposals would ban TV and online gambling promotions during live sporting events.

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Churches urged to cover schools in prayer

4th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

Churches across the UK are being urged to cover schools in prayer as children across England and Wales head back to school this week.

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Opt-out organ system will not work

4th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

The Scottish Government should drop plans to move to an opt-out system of organ donation and focus on measures which have been proven to work, CARE for Scotland said today.

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