National media briefing: Marie Stopes, Annie Lennox awarded OBE for charity work, Shelter, Bromford Support

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Charities that provide abortions, including Marie Stopes, could be stripped of their role of counselling women, under plans being considered by the government.

See The Guardian for full story

The singer and campaigner Annie Lennox has received her OBE for her charity work fighting Aids and poverty in Africa.

See The Sun for full story

More than two-thirds of Conservative and Liberal Democrat councillors oppose a key plank of the government's housing benefit changes, a survey by the housing charity Shelter suggests.

See BBC News for full story

Food parcel schemes in Shropshire are expanding to meet increasing demand from people who cannot afford to buy food, according to the local charity Bromford Support.

See BBC News for full story

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