Archive for the 'statistics' Category

Massive fall in child abuse deaths linked to new protection policies – The Independent

“Child deaths from abuse have fallen dramatically over the past 30 years, new figures show. With social workers frequently vilified after the death of a child at the hands of adult guardians, the findings – published in Archives of Disease in Childhood – act as tribute to the success of child protection policies and those who implement them.”

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The Independent, 5th May 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Gay asylum claims not being counted despite pledge, admit ministers – The Guardian

“Ministers have admitted they are failing to collect data on the number of people who claim or are refused asylum on the basis of their sexuality, despite a government promise not to deport lesbians and gay men at risk of persecution.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Government loses abortion battle – BBC News

“The Department of Health has lost a court battle to keep secret some details on abortion statistics.”

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BBC News, 20th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ruling on late abortion figures challenged in court – Daily Telegraph

“The Department of Health is making a High Court challenge today to stop figures being published on the number of late abortions on ‘less than perfect’ foetuses with physical abnormalities, including cleft palate and club foot.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Law Society report reveals partner promotions still fail to reflect rising tide of female lawyers – Legal Week

“The latest annual statistical report from The Law Society has confirmed the extent to which law firms have so far failed to react to the increase in women in the profession, with the number of female solicitors nearly doubling over the last 10 years.”

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Legal Week, 14th April 2011

Source: www.legalweek.com

Bar Barometer: statistical report – Bar Standards Board

“The BSB and Bar Council have issued the first Bar Barometer publication, an annual report on statistical trends within the Bar. The Bar Barometer focuses on figures relating to the profile of the profession and those in the training stages over the past five years.”

Bar Barometer (statistical report)

Bar Standards Board, 22nd March 2011

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk

Legal aid cuts: misleading statistics from the MoJ – The Guardian

“LAG believes that the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has been guilty of playing rather fast and loose in its interpretation of the figures on the impact of the proposed civil legal aid cuts.”

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The Guardian, 18th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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