Georgia Gilholy

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Government launches ‘ambitious’ social care plans

Social care minister Gillian Keegan has claimed the government’s new white paper on adult social care provides an “ambitious 10-year vision”. Ms Keegan told MPs that many of the sector’s issues are so problematic “that successive governments over decades have decided to duck them rather than deal with them but this Government is determined to… Read more »

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Plans to reduce Channel crossings breach human rights obligations, says committee
Report claims plans to reduce Channel crossings breach human rights obligations

Government proposals to forcibly push back people attempting to cross the Channel should be scrapped if the Government cannot show they are compatible with the UK’s human rights obligations, a report by the Joint Committee on Human Rights has found. Last week 27 people died trying to cross the Channel into England. Over 26,000 people have made the perilous journey to the UK… Read more »