• December 22, 2018

    Four children and young people who were criminalised while living in residential care tell their stories in a new briefing published by the Howard League for Penal Reform.

  • December 15, 2018

    The family of a former patient at Winterbourne View have welcomed the NMC strike-off decision.

  • June 13, 2011

    Last Saturday, (11 June 2011) during a conference on the future direction of the Labour Party, I was engaged in a tea-break conversation with a town councillor. He had some innovative ideas as to how local authorities could reduce costs by co-operative action and the collective purchase of goods and services. So far, so interesting. Then, without any reason apparent to me, he suddenly introduced a coarse reference to male solo sexual activity.

  • October 7, 2007

    Clergy who usually wear dog collars in public are being advised by a safety group to take them off when they are on their own, to reduce the risk of being attacked. But others believe security consciousness should not undermine the character of Christian service.