National media briefing: Shelter Scotland, the Sutton Trust, RSPB Wales and Group B Strep Support

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The housing charity Shelter Scotland says more than £100,000 could be repaid to private tenants who have been charged "illegal" letting agent fees.

See BBC News for full story

Secondary schools are using money earmarked for the poorest pupils to paper over the cracks caused by government spending cuts, according to a report by the National Foundation for Education Research for the Sutton Trust charity.

See The Independent for full story

RSPB Wales has criticised the Welsh government’s plans to create marine conservation zones around the coast, which it says would not protect some of the most important habitats.

See ITV News for full story

Hundreds of babies could be condemned to serious illness and even death if routine screening of pregnant women for the common bug Group B Streptococcus is denied, according to the charity Group B Strep Support.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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