Society

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‘There is another way’: why Timpson boss hit out at PM’s chain-gang plan
James Timpson has employed ex-prisoners since 2008 and says putting trust in people pays off

Eric Allison Prisons correspondent

02, Aug, 2021 @1:41 PM

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Union calls on private NHS employers to match public-sector pay rises
Union says workers employed by private firms should not miss out on 3% pay rise given to NHS staff

Alex Mistlin

01, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Wellbeing in decline in England as loneliness rises, report shows
Decline started before Covid pandemic and continued to drop as country entered first lockdown in March 2020

Nicola Slawson

01, Aug, 2021 @11:00 PM

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High Wycombe: the home counties food insecurity hotspot
Even though it is one of England’s most affluent areas, study finds one in seven households went hungry during last lockdown

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

01, Aug, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Johnson faces rebellion over ‘intolerable’ hunger and poverty in home counties
Steve Baker, MP for Wycombe, urged ministers not to ignore the cost of living crisis in constituencies like his

Patrick Butler and Jessica Elgot

01, Aug, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Joseph Compton obituary
Other lives: Environmental health officer who tackled the problems of slum housing in 1950s Manchester

Barbara Compton

01, Aug, 2021 @4:43 PM

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Judy Hildebrand obituary
Other lives: Pioneering family therapist who later moved into training a new generation of practitioners

Bebe Speed

01, Aug, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Serious questions raised by solitary confinement in prisons | Letters
Letters: Emma Ginn and Annie Viswanathan on the effect of solitary confinement on immigration detainees and Dean Kingham on prisoners abandoned to close supervision centres. Plus, Howard Thomas on steps towards sending fewer people to prison

Letters

01, Aug, 2021 @4:26 PM

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Jane Hatfield obituary
Other lives: Charity chief executive with a profound commitment to public service

Gali Gold

01, Aug, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Pressure grows for recall of parliament over domestic Covid vaccine passports
Tory MP Andrew Bridgen says he and others would oppose passes as ‘very serious infringement on liberties’

Alex Mistlin

01, Aug, 2021 @3:43 PM

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NHS urged to redistribute near-expiry vaccines as take-up slows in young
Doctors across England raise alarm as 170,000 Moderna doses at risk of expiry within fortnight

Jessica Elgot

01, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Converted offices pose ‘deadly risk’ in heatwaves, experts warn
Weakened planning rules have resulted in fewer checks on post-Covid urban redevelopment, despite worsening climate crisis

Damian Carrington

01, Aug, 2021 @7:19 AM

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