National media briefing: National Numeracy, Asthma UK, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Buttle UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Plans to overhaul primary mathematics teaching in England would be "too much too soon" and could leave many pupils "by the wayside", according to the charity National Numeracy.

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Two million people in the UK might be unaware they are at risk of a potentially fatal asthma attack, according to the charity Asthma UK.

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Disabled travellers in Britain are facing more problems in using public transport than they were four years ago, says research by Leonard Cheshire Disability.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Just a third of relatives who look after children because their parents are no longer able to can afford to provide basic items, a study by children's charity Buttle UK has found.

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