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Thousands of people considered potential abusers are escaping bans on working with vulnerable people. The latest figures show only 1,293 people last year were banned from working in care homes, hospitals and other jobs - down from 3,582 in 2009. Critics have attributed the fall to the Home Secretary Theresa May's deci...
Labour press release Liz Kendall MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Care and Older People, responding to today’s NHS England figures on delayed transfers of care, s...
Labour press release Vulnerable adults put at risk by crisis at Disclosure & Bar Toplines * Thousands of known or suspected offenders are not being barred fro...
A Labour peer has appealed to his colleagues in the House of Lords to support his Assisted Dying Bill. Lord Falconer told peers his bill, which would allow doctor...
Lord Falconer defended his Assisted Dying Bill and reassured critics that there would be safeguards that would make it "compassionate, but also safe". "A limited ...
Labour press release New figures from the House of Commons Library reveal that council spending on older people’s care has fallen by £3.7 billion since the electi...
18/07/2014 on Today, BBC Radio 4
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