Dozens of child sex abuse victims had their compensation cut because of criminal records

Dozens of child sex abuse victims have had their compensation cut because they have criminal records, with campaigners calling it “grossly unfair.” Figures from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) show that last year there were 32 cases where child victims of sexual abuse did not receive the payouts due to their own ciriminal history. […]

Social care needs urgent and permanent reform, says head of NHS

He said he hoped that by the time the UK was celebrating the NHS’s 73rd birthday, a year from now, “that we have actually, as a country, been able to decisively answer the question of how are we going to fund and provide high-quality social care for my...