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Oxfam’s former safeguarding chief ‘told management and Charity Commission of sex-for-aid claims in 2015’

The Charity Fee has been compelled to defend its personal investigations after Oxfam’s former head of safeguarding claimed she advised the watchdog girls had been being coerced into intercourse for help a number of years in the past. Helen Evans mentioned she was “extraordinarily involved” by the response to issues she raised whereas heading the charity’s world efforts to guard ...

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Northern Ireland talks latest: How did power-sharing at Stormont collapse and what would a new DUP-Sinn Fein deal look like?

Talks are underway in Belfast to strike a deal to salvage powersharing in Northern Ireland. Theresa May joined Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the leaders of the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Fein in a bid to finish a 400-day political impasse. Right here we clarify how the political deadlock got here to be and what a future deal may appear to be. ...

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UK’s big four accountancy firms accused of ‘feasting’ on Carillion

Britain’s large 4 accountancy companies have been savaged by MPs who’ve accused them of “feasting on the carcass” of collapsed building big Carillion and amassing greater than £70m within the course of. MPs from the enterprise and pensions committees, who’re conducting a joint inquiry into Carillion’s demise, have revealed a breakdown of charges collected by KPMG, PwC, Deloitte and EY. ...

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Cutting foreign aid spending in the wake of the Oxfam prostitution scandal would be a blunder, says William Hague

1/47 12 February 2018 Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn meets with native celebration supporters and residents in Penicuik, Midlothian, earlier than talking at a marketing campaign rally on the city’s Miners Welfare Corridor PA 2/47 9 February 2018 Volunteers create a coronary heart formed assortment of plastic bottles littering the foreshore of the River Thames at Queenhithe Dock in central London, ...

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Workplace sexual harassment inquiry launched by Women and Equalities Committee

An influential authorities committee has introduced that it’s launching a brand new inquiry into sexual harassment within the office and the way misconduct will be tackled extra successfully, amid a slew of public circumstances and complaints in current months. The Girls and Equalities Committee stated that the launch follows a one-off Home of Commons session on the finish of January, ...

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British charities face government crackdown as Oxfam sexual exploitation scandal widens

British charities are dealing with a authorities crackdown to fight the “horrific” sexual exploitation uncovered at Oxfam, amid considerations about a wider tradition of abuse. All British charities working abroad have been ordered to offer “absolute assurances” that they’re defending weak individuals and referring complaints to authorities. Oxfam’s deputy chief government resigned throughout disaster talks with the Authorities, saying she took ...

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Paul Oakden resigns as Ukip chairman as party chaos deepens

1/47 12 February 2018 Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn meets with native get together supporters and residents in Penicuik, Midlothian, earlier than talking at a marketing campaign rally on the city’s Miners Welfare Corridor PA 2/47 9 February 2018 Volunteers create a coronary heart formed assortment of plastic bottles littering the foreshore of the River Thames at Queenhithe Dock in central ...

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Theresa May urges Northern Ireland’s political leaders to make ‘one final push’ to restore executive

1/47 12 February 2018 Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn meets with native social gathering supporters and residents in Penicuik, Midlothian, earlier than talking at a marketing campaign rally on the city’s Miners Welfare Corridor PA 2/47 9 February 2018 Volunteers create a coronary heart formed assortment of plastic bottles littering the foreshore of the River Thames at Queenhithe Dock in central ...

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