National media briefing: Mencap, Mind, Barnardo's Scotland and Save the Children

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Police are ignoring hate crimes against disabled people, according to a report from Mencap.

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Lord Melvyn Bragg, the former presenter of The South Bank Show, has resigned as president of mental health charity Mind, saying that "15 years in the role is long enough".

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Accountants from KPMG staffed the tills at selected Barnardo’s Scotland stores in a fundraising contest as part of the firm's campaign to raise £1m for the children’s charity.

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A growing number of children in the UK are living in extreme poverty because of huge increases in the cost of energy, petrol and food, according to Save the Children.

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