National media briefing: the Child Poverty Action Group, the Prescription Charges Coalition, Citizens Advice Scotland - and Josh Lewsey

Charities in today's national news

After the murder of prostitutes in Bradford, The Guardian says the voluntary sector is leading the way in transforming the lives of sex workers.
See The Guardian for full story

The Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland criticises Iain Duncan Smith's welfare plans as "less big society and more big brother".
See The Herald for full story

The Prescription Charges Coalition criticises government plans to delay any overhaul of prescription charges in England until the autumn.
See Healthcare Republic for full story

Citizens Advice Scotland describes employment and support allowance as "a catalogue of failed bureaucracy, insensitive assessments and completely inappropriate decisions".
See The Scotsman for full story

Former England rugby union player Josh Lewsey abandons his attempt to climb Mount Everest to raise money for Help for Heroes and Combat Stress.
See BBC News for full story


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