Politics news in brief

The all-party parliamentary group on epilepsy is asking healthcare charities to submit evidence to its inquiry into the human and economic costs of underfunded epilepsy services in England.

It is particularly keen to hear about problems that have occurred because people haven't been directed to relevant charities for support. The deadline for submissions is 13 April. 

Sally Keeble, Labour MP for Northampton North, is calling on the Government to extend the Gift Aid scheme to amateur community sports clubs that provide sporting activities for children.

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