Number of stay-at-home mothers hits record low and is falling by 500 a day, raising fears that the Government is forcing families to 'outsource childcare' Number of stay-at-home mums has fallen by 850,000 in the past 20 yearsBetween December 2011 and now, the number dropped by 500 per day , when the number in work hit an all-time high of nearly 30million. The British Chambers of Commerce said unemployment was likely to rise to 2.6million by next year
Mastermind behind plans to disrupt Thatcher funeral is Oxford student whose parents live in 700,000 house in Tunbridge Wells 25-year-old Dominic Francis studies at Oxford's Rushkin CollegeFanatics plan to 'celebrate' Iron Lady's death in Central London todayIf people do break the law they will be properly dealt with,' Mayor said By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 13:08 GMT, 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:31 GMT, 13 April 2013 Dominic Francis has organised a demonstration on the Baroness Thatcher funeral route Protesters plan to disrupt Baroness Thatcher’s funeral by turning their backs on the funeral cortege as it passes. Thousands of people are supporting the plot as the eyes of millions of people turn on St Paul’s Cathedral next Wednesday. The architect of the protest is Dominic Francis, 25, whose parents live in a 700,000 home in Royal Tunbridge Wells.
NHS faces 17.5bn payout bill after treatment bungles: One seventh of annual budget set aside following avalanche of claims By Daniel Martin PUBLISHED: 23:47 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:51 GMT, 11 April 2013 The NHS has been left with a multi-billion-pound bill after an avalanche of legal claims following medical blunders.
Now give up your 240,000 pension, angry Lloyds shareholders tell ex-bank chief who presided over disastrous rescue of HBOSHBOS saddled with 238billion of debt had to be bailed out by LloydsCampaigners say pension should be paid to ordinary investors who lost outLloyds had to be bailed out with 20.5billion of taxpayers’ money in October 2008, weeks after its takeover rescue of HBOS By James Salmon PUBLISHED: 23:51 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:26 GMT, 11 April 2013 Lloyds shareholders called for former HBOS chief executive Andy Hornby to give up his 240,000 pension Furious Lloyds shareholders last night led calls for disgraced former HBOS chief executive Andy Hornby to give up his gold-plated pension worth more than 240,000 a year.
Police find 'no evidence' that officers lied in Plebgate row as Andrew Mitchell launches libel suit against The Sun for story that cost him his job Ex Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell issued writ against The Sun yesterdayLawyer says it is to address 'campaign of vilification by the Sun against him'It was claimed he called police 'plebs' in spat as he left Downing St last year 'A number of potential actions being considered' against other newspapers 'Initial papers' regarding the row were passed to detectives yesterday . Those arrested include a 52-year-old from the DPG who was held on December 15 on suspicion of misconduct in public office and bailed until April
Gold-plated public sector pensions 'set to cost every family 1,500'Last year the net cost of paying the pensions of retired State workers was 8billionThat figure is set to more than double in 2017/18 according to a Treasury watchdog , the net cost of paying the pensions of retired State workers was 8billion. But this figure is set to rocket to 16.2billion in 2017/18, according to the forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility, the Treasury’s independent watchdog.
Police are wasting millions on kit because they can't agree on standard issue handcuffs, boots or hi-vis jackets Disagreed on basic things, such as how many pockets a uniform needsSome forces are paying 400% more than others for a hi-vis jacketForces differed on whether they wanted a steel or black finish on handcuffsJustice minister Damian Green estimates they will now save 110million through better procurement ” class=”blkBorder” /> Damian Green estimates that the force will have saved 110million by March 2012 through better procurement On handcuffs, forces differed on whether they preferred the steel finish or a black colour, and how the two cuffs should be linked together. Some forces spent just 14 on a set of cuffs, compared to 43 in the most spendthrift constabulary
Mother gave her daughter three ecstasy tablets as a 13th birthday present, RoboCop mayor claims as he says EACH problem family costs taxpayers up to 600,000Children should be 'targeted in the womb to stop problems', Ray Mallon said Former detective was speaking out about problem families in Middlesbrough He said one household was costing the public purse 600,000 a year By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:17 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 12 March 2013 A mother gave her daughter three ecstasy tablets as a present for her 13th birthday, it emerged last night. The woman was reported to social services after handing over the Class A drugs as a special prize for becoming a teenager. It is understood the family, from Middlesbrough, are now being monitored by social workers – although the mother was not prosecuted.
PC admits selling story about John Terry's shoplifter mother to The Sun: Prison officer also leaked information Alan Tierney sold information about arrest of John Terry's mother Sue Tierney also sold information about arrest of Rolling Stone Ronnie WoodPrison officer Richard Trunkfield admitted leaking high profile inmate detailsTierney and Trunkfield were arrested under Operation Elveden By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 12:29 GMT, 8 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:51 GMT, 9 March 2013 A policeman and a prison officer yesterday pleaded guilty to selling stories about a celebrity and a high-profile inmate to The Sun.
How I aim to prevent 'another Savile moment', says Britain's top prosecutor, as he calls for a tougher strategy to bring sex offenders to justiceKeir Starmer, QC, said prosecutors have been ‘too cautious’ in approachHe is expected to admit number of Savile victims higher than first thought /12/10/article-2245990-0B16469D000005DC-736_306x490.jpg” width=”306″ height=”490″ alt=”Keir Starmer QC, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said there is no need for a law that makes it a crime to insult someone” class=”blkBorder” /> Keir Starmer, QC, said prosecutors have been ‘too cautious’ in their approach to sex offenders Police and prosecutors are to scrap existing guidelines for dealing with sex offences to prevent ‘another Savile moment’, Britain’s top prosecutor will say today.