Labour MP Kevan Jones criticises the government over cuts to funding for youth advice service Connexions in one of its vanguard areas.
Action against Medical Accidents warns that the government’s quango cull could cost lives.
Carers Scotland and the Learning Disability Alliance welcome the introduction of the Scottish government’s new £5m strategy on carers.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown will donate the profits of his forthcoming book on the financial crisis to charity.
More than a third of dogs are obese, says veterinary charity the PDSA.