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DCMS Select Committee: Sport has "unique power" to change lives

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee have released a report detailing the social impact of participation in culture and sport. Describing the “unique power” of sport and culture to improve lives, reduce crime and regenerate communities, they criticised the “failure” of the government to “recognise and harness social impact.” In order to assess the impact of such initiatives on the ground, we spoke to Wave Leisure Trust, a charity and social enterprise that aims to inspire an active lifestyle.

Incisive Health report: "Care deserts" have formed across the UK

According to a report published by Age UK and Incisive Health, “care deserts” have formed across the UK. The report defines “care deserts” as areas without access to sufficient care and argues the existence, and growth, of these areas demonstrates that “radical and immediate action is required to stabilise the sector.” To assess the findings of the report, and to see what should happen next, we spoke to Kathy Maslen, Resident Manager of Genuine Care.

Matt Hancock asks MPs to vote for PM's deal

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs they should back the prime minister’s new deal, regardless of the details.

Adult Social Care: Views from the Sector - Carers Trust East Midlands

Carers Trust East Midlands provide a variety of care services across England having recently expanded beyond their East Midlands base. As well as providing care themselves, they also work to support carers and offer respite services free of charge. CEO Christine Alexander highlights the issues facing the sector and explains how promoting and supporting volunteers can help to ease budget pressures.

The tenancy fees ban could result in higher costs for landlords

The tenancy fees ban could result in higher costs for landlords UK Finance research found last week.

Government open talks with British Steel to keep firm afloat

Ministerial talks began to prevent British Steel's collapse yesterday after it secured the backing of shareholders and lenders to survive until the end of May.

Pound sterling hits $1.278 low in worst decline since mid-February

In early Friday trading the pound sterling fell 0.3 per cent against the dollar to below $1.28 to a low not seen since mid-February.

Brexit Party candidate Lance Forman speaks with Parliamentary Review

After losing faith in the Conservative party’s ability to deliver on the 2016 referendum result, Lance Forman – owner of well-known salmon curing business H. Forman & Son – decided to stand as a Brexit Party MEP candidate. The Parliamentary Review spoke with Lance to find out what he thinks about the upcoming elections and the Brexit Party’s role in them.

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