National media briefing: Barnardo's, Sara Payne charity snub, Teacher Support Network, Raoul Moat victim's blindfold charity walk and Cancer Research UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Barnardo’s chief executive Martin Narey has called on the government to abolish universal child benefit and instead use tax credits to bolster the income solely of poor families.

See The Guardian for full story


Sara Payne, whose daughter Sarah was murdered by a paedophile in 2000, has been told by the Charity Commission that she cannot register her advocacy service group, The Phoenix Foundation, as a charity to help victims of paedophiles, because it constitutes a conflict of interest.

See The Sun for full story


A new study by the charities group, the Teacher Support Network, has found that seven out of 10 teachers are so fed up with out-of-control pupils they have considered quitting.

See the Daily Mirror for full story


Dragons’ Den star Duncan Bannatyne was among 300 people who joined the policeman shot by gunman Raoul Moat in a blindfold charity walk.

See the Daily Mirror for full story


A branch of Cancer Research UK in Glasgow is hoping to trace a man who handed in a donation of £20,000 and left without saying a word.

See BBC News for full story

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