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National media briefing: big society criticised, Action against Medical Accidents, Carers Scotland and the Learning Disability Alliance, Gordon Brown - and the PDSA's obese dogs survey

Charities in today's national news

Labour MP Kevan Jones criticises the government over cuts to funding for youth advice service Connexions in one of its vanguard areas.

See the Daily Mirror for full story

 

Action against Medical Accidents warns that the government’s quango cull could cost lives.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


Carers Scotland and the Learning Disability Alliance welcome the introduction of the Scottish government’s new £5m strategy on carers.

See Herald Scotland for full story


Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown will donate the profits of his forthcoming book on the financial crisis to charity.

See The Guardian for full story


More than a third of dogs are obese, says veterinary charity the PDSA.

See BBC News for full story

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