Monthly archive

mother and baby

Revealed: 98.26 % against Welsh Govt plan to offer abortion to NI women

15th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

The Welsh Government announced that women from Northern Ireland can now have free abortions on the Welsh NHS, but what they failed to announce in their press release was the results of the consultation they ran on the proposals that showed 98.26 per

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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 sha

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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.

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A million couples are missing out on marriage tax break

6th Jul 2018
Rachael Adams

More than a million married couples who are eligible to receive the marriage tax allowance have yet to claim it, according to HM Revenue and Customs.

Dan Boucher on BBC Radio Scotland: Does opt-out organ donation work?

28th Jun 2018
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Dan Boucher was on BBC Radio Scotland talking about why an opt-out organ donation system may not lead to an increase in organ donations.  Dan draws on evidence from The Nuffield Council of Bioeth


New report highlights gambling is being normalised for young people

27th Jun 2018
Rachael Adams

The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) has today published advice to the Gambling Commission on children and young people and gambling, urging ministers to take action to stop the normalisation of gambling and gambling behaviou

Appeal Court rejects assisted suicide bid

27th Jun 2018
James Mildred

CARE today welcomed the Court of Appeal’s decision to reject an attempt to legalise assisted suicide. It follows a similar ruling by senior and experienced judges at the Divisional Court only last year.

Crackdown on FOBTs faces new delay

15th Jun 2018
James Mildred

The planned crackdown on highly addictive fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) will now be delayed until at least 2020, according to The Times.

Victory as FOBT Stake is Slashed

17th May 2018
Chris Buttenshaw

Government has a clear mandate now to press for further changes in law to help problem gamblers

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Backroom Deal with Bookies Would Be a ‘Betrayal of Public Trust’

23rd Apr 2018
Rachael Adams

Reports have surfaced that Bookmakers are looking to do a ‘backroom deal’ with Chancellor Philip Hammond to avoid the stake on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) being cut to £2.