National media briefing: League Against Cruel Sports, Rhythmix, Shelter, Children's Rights Alliance for England

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National media briefing
National media briefing

The League Against Cruel Sports’ former head of campaigns and communications has been arrested on suspicion of fraud.

See BBC News for the full story

Music mogul Simon Cowell has donated £20,000 to music charity Rhythmix in order to end a dispute with the organisation after one of the girl groups on the X-factor took the same name.

See Daily Mail for the full story

Housing charity Shelter has discovered that many letting agents in Scotland are imposing illegal pre-tenancy charges on prospective tenants.

See the BBC News for the full story

The Children’s Rights Alliance for England has begun a legal challenge in the High Court over the Ministry of Justice’s refusal to identify and trace hundreds of children who have been unlawfully restrained in privately run child jails.

See The Guardian for the full story

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