"We felt a little uncomfortable inviting patients to Die Another Day. We ended up referring to it as 'the new Bond film' instead"

- Christine Hill chief executive of MediCinema, the charity that provides free film screenings for hospital-bound patients

"We would say that community spirit is alive but that it is unwell"

- Maggie Semple chief executive of the Experience Corps

"They are using a 180-year-old piece of legislation to pick on the most vulnerable people"

- Shaks Ghosh chief executive of Crisis, on the Cambridge police force's drive to rid the city of beggars.

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