National media briefing: the Trussell Trust, Scope, Young Minds, Mind and Ditch the Label

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Trussell Trust says there has been a "shocking" rise in the number of people who use food banks, mainly due to delays in benefit payments.

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Richard Hawkes, the chief executive of Scope, has welcomed the resignation of Swindon mayor Nick Martin after he made derogatory remarks about disabled people.

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The mental health charities Young Minds and Mind have criticised the fact that children suffering mental health crises are being forced into police custody.

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About a quarter of teenagers in the UK say bullying is affecting their studies and causing their GCSE grades to drop, according to research carried out by the charity Ditch the Label.

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