News Round-up:- John Venables; Care funding blueprint

    Jack Straw pledges inquiry into Jon Venables supervision

    Jack Straw signalled a major inquiry into the supervision of Jon Venables last night as he rejected pleas to disclose why the child killer was back in custody.

    Read morein The Times

    Straw keeps silence on why Jon Venables is back in jail

    The justice secretary, Jack Straw, has refused tabloid demands to say why one of James Bulger’s killers had his probation revoked. Straw insisted it was critical that Jon Venables be able to get a fair trial in future.

    Rear more in The Guardian

    Princess Royal to lead care debate with politicians

    The Princess, who is founder of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, will open the Building Society to Care roundtable discussion, by talking about her experiences with the charity.

    Read more in The Telegraph

    Blueprint on funding elderly care aims to call halt to politicking

    A blueprint for the funding of care for the elderly has been drawn up by social care experts from all political parties in an attempt to end months of political stalemate and squabbling.

    Read mroe in The Times

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