Gary McKinnon; vetting and barring; cuts; Saga manifesto

    Abusers could slip through, admits vetting scheme boss

    A massive vetting system set up to safeguard children and the elderly could still allow abusers to slip through the net, the head of the scheme admitted yesterday.

    Sir Roger Singleton warned the controversial regime may not be foolproof, even though millions of workers are required to sign up to it.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Mail

    The Saga manifesto: Over-50s tell party leaders what they want from the government

    They are the views held dear by the older generation… the people whose votes are likely to decide the general election.
    A manifesto of policies to suit the over-50s was presented to political leaders yesterday.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Mail

    Extradition of Gary McKinnon ‘breaches Bill of Rights’

    Extraditing the alleged British computer hacker Gary Mckinnon to America will breach Britain’s 300-year-old Bill of Rights, a top human rights barrister has said.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph

    Mother accused of murdering brain-damaged son ‘looked up euthanasia on internet’

    A mother accusing of murdering her brain-damaged son in his bed looked up euthanasia on the internet before attempting to kill him for the first time, a court heard.
    Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph

    MPs pressure Alistair Darling over spending cuts

    The Treasury’s failure to disclose how deep Labour’s planned spending cuts will be and where the axe will fall has been attacked by an influential panel of MPs.
    Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph

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