News round-up: Rebels turn on leadership of rights body

    Rebels turn on Trevor Phillips’ leadership of rights body
    Trevor Phillips’ management of the troubled Equality and Human Rights Commission comes under renewed pressure today as two former commissioners accuse him of squandering the trust and confidence of the board through “divisive leadership”.

    Read this story in The Guardian

    Improve schools to give poor children a chance at professional jobs, report says
    More than 50% of top jobs taken by ex-private school candidates even though they account for just 7% of all pupils

    Read this story in The Guardian

    Broadmoor not fit for purpose, says watchdog
    Broadmoor high-security hospital is “totally unfit for purpose” and the mental health trust responsible for it is putting patients at risk of harming themselves or others despite repeated warnings, a report has found.

    Read this story in The Guardian

    Homeless charity Quarriers threatens 2,000 workers with dismissal
    Thousands of workers at a charity that provides support for the vulnerable, homeless and disabled in Scotland have been warned that their jobs are in jeopardy as the organisation struggles to cut costs during the recession.

    Read this story in The Times

    Free health care for failed asylum seekers
    Tens of thousands of failed asylum seekers will be able to obtain free health care following a Government rethink, it has been announced.

    Read this story in The Daily Telegraph



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