Victory for migrant carers
10,000 migrant senior care workers will not be deported from Britain and will not have to meet tough skills criteria, after the government reviewed its new immigration rules yesterday.
Source: – Financial Times, Wednesday 19 December 2007, page 2
A life in limbo
A public inquiry will begin in January to look into institutional failure to treat a young woman’s mental health problems while she was in prison.
Source: – Society Guardian, Wednesday 19 December 2007, page 3
A charity in Peckham will close down today because of a lack of funding. The From Boyhood to Manhood Foundation has worked for 11 years to provide education and support to excluded black boys.
Source: – Society Guardian, Wednesday 19 December 2007, page 7
New central-local deal makes history
A new deal which sets out the boundaries of central and local government was signed by the Local Government Association and the Department for Communities and Local Government last week.
Source: – Society Guardian, Wednesday December 19, 2007, page 2