National media briefing: welfare reform concerns; Nottinghamshire cuts; the Christian Institute; the 9 11 London Project

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A group of 30 charities has written to Iain Duncan Smith to warn that his reforms of the welfare system will plunge thousands of sick people into poverty.
See The Guardian for full story

Nottinghamshire County Council has cut the funding it gives to voluntary groups by about a third, which will affect charities such as Citizens Advice and Women’s Aid.
See BBC News for full story

Schools across England might be using classroom materials that cover subjects such as orgasms and foreplay, according to a study released by the Christian Institute.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The educational charity 9 11 London Project has shelved plans to erect a sculpture beside the Thames using girders from the World Trade Center after opposition from British families who lost relatives in the attacks of 2001.
See The Guardian for full story

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