December 2017 Blog Posts (6)

Theresa May faces investigation after 'misleading Parliament about scale of homelessness' - Independent

Prime Minister accused of 'using spin rather than understanding and solving the problem'

Britain's statistics watchdog is considering an investigation into comments made by Theresa May following complaints that they misrepresented the extent of homelessness.

The UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) confirmed concerns had been raised after the Prime…

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Added by Joanne Beaumont on December 15, 2017 at 11:50 — No Comments

Families with stable jobs at risk of homelessness in Britain, report finds - Guardian

Nurses are among those ending up with nowhere to live after being evicted by private-sector landlords, says watchdog

Doors to rooms at a temporary accommodation block in Lambeth, south London

Homelessness is now a serious risk for working families with stable jobs who cannot find somewhere affordable to live after being evicted by private-sector landlords seeking higher rents, the local government ombudsman has warned.

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Added by Joanne Beaumont on December 15, 2017 at 11:47 — No Comments

Persimmon chair resigns over chief executive's 'obscene' £128m bonus - Guardian

Nicholas Wrigley quits in recognition of his failure to cap housebuilder’s pay scheme, believed to be most generous ever in UK

A construction worker lays bricks at a Persimmon residential property construction site in Cranfield.

Homelessness is now a serious risk for working families with stable jobs who cannot find somewhere affordable to live after being evicted by private-sector landlords seeking higher rents, the local government ombudsman has…

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Added by Joanne Beaumont on December 15, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Patients hit by shortage of drugs as prices soar - The Times

Mental illness and cancer sufferers forced to wait

Shortages of at least 100 drugs have forced NHS officials to approve temporary price rises

Cancer patients and people with severe mental illness are going without essential medicines because of shortages that have cost the NHS £180 million in six months, The Times has learnt.

At least 100 drugs have been affected by supply problems, forcing health officials to approve temporary price rises of up to 4,000 per cent to boost stocks. The NHS is…

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Added by Joanne Beaumont on December 7, 2017 at 10:45 — No Comments

NHS bosses sound alarm over hospitals already running at 99% capacity - The Guardian

Bed shortages prompting concern for patient safety even before onset of winter weather and anticipated major flu outbreak

Hospital bed

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Added by Joanne Beaumont on December 7, 2017 at 10:43 — No Comments

Labour demands Commons vote on 'secret' plan for NHS - The Guardian

Party says ministers are trying to push through changes that could lead to greater privatisation and rationing of care

A hospital ward

Labour is demanding that MPs be allowed to debate and vote on “secret” plans for the NHS that they claim could lead to greater rationing of care and privatisation of health services.

The party says ministers are trying to push…

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Added by Joanne Beaumont on December 7, 2017 at 10:40 — No Comments

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