National media briefing: protecting charities from cuts 'blocked by Pickles'; Scope; Tenovus; Nil by Mouth; and the Children's Society

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

Downing Street considered plans to protect David Cameron's flagship big society project from the harshest of the spending cuts, but the high-level moves were blocked by communities secretary Eric Pickles, The Guardian has learned.

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Disability charity Scope has rebuked MPs amid claims that Paul Maynard, a Conservative MP who has cerebral palsy, was mocked by members of the opposition during a Commons debate.

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The Ryder Cup in Newport raised more than £1.5m for charity, including almost £1.2m for Welsh cancer charity Tenovus.

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Anti-sectarian charity Nil by Mouth, which was set up after the murder of a young Celtic fan, might be forced to sack its last worker because of a lack of funding.

See the Glasgow Evening Times for full story

New plans to tackle anti-social behaviour will still demonise young people, according to children's charities including the Children’s Society.

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