National media briefing: the Sutton Trust, Fields in Trust, Unlock and Greenpeace

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Independent Commission on Fees, which is run partly by the education charity the Sutton Trust, says the rise in university tuition fees has led to a "clear drop" in applications from English students.

See BBC News for full story

The charity Fields in Trust says the government should ensure that one of the legacies of the Olympic Games is that people are given recreational spaces in which to hone their sporting talent.

See BBC News for full story

The reformed offenders charity Unlock has expressed concern about an environmental refitting company that is bussing in inmates from an open prison and paying them £3 a day to work in its call centre.

See The Guardian for full story

The environmental campaigning body Greenpeace  has reacted to the government’s announcement of a 10 per cent reduction in payments for new wind farms by saying the Treasury is "fighting tooth and nail" to oppose a 2030 decarbonisation target.

See The Independent for full story

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