Trevor Phillips faces further resignations at equality commission
Trevor Phillips is braced for further board-level resignations at the troubled Equality and Human Rights Commission this week. Three commissioners have quit in the past five days, raising questions over whether he can carry on as its chairman.
Fewer teenagers hurt after £7m initiative to tackle knife crime
A multimillion-pound scheme to tackle knife violence among young people has reduced hospital admissions and offences, the Government said today.
Stafford Hospital to face second inquiry after damning report
An NHS hospital is to be scrutinised in a second official inquiry after a report found that “appalling” emergency care led to patients dying needlessly.
Councils use bugs to spy on public illegally
Officials have continued to use the gadgets, which allow them to follow covertly people, despite a warning that the practice is prohibited.