Post Office closures will devastate the elderly
Charities campaigning for the elderly say that more post office closures would devastate communities across Britain.
David Sinclair, head of policy at Help The Aged, said: “We’re seeing this very slow death by a thousand cuts when what we need is someone to stand up and say we want this network to continue and the way you do that is to invest in it.”
The former owner of a nursery, where a toddler died after getting her neck trapped in the drawstring of a bag, was fined £35,000 yesterday for breaking health and safety regulations.
Rosemary Meadows, 45, admitted she was legally responsible for 16-month-old Molly Cunliffe while the child was at her Gloucester nursery, Tiddlywinks.
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Ask parliament, not courts, whether your husband can help you end your life
Debbie Purdy went to the Royal Courts of Justice because she was determined that when she died her husband would be there with her to hold her hand.
Yesterday, after she was defeated in a landmark legal action on assisted suicide to protect him from prosecution, the terminally-ill MS sufferer said that she now faced travelling to Switzerland alone to commit suicide before she was ready.
Muslim courts will always remain ‘subservient’ to English law, Jack Straw declared last night.