Care home residents are being misled as the Care Quality Commission wipes the poor record of dodgy homes that simply change their name or ownership.
PRISON DEATH SENTENCES
Three separate inquests raise concerns about the jail deaths of inmates with a history of mental health and addiction problems, and suicidal tendencies.
WRONG NUMBERS AT HMRC
After 11,000 job cuts since 2010, or 40,000 in total since 2005, Revenue & Customs’ is now in meltdown.
Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham adds to the mounting claims of corruption at Greater Manchester Police on behalf of a constituent.
CAN PAY, WON’T PAY?
As Tory donor Lycamobile puts aside £9.5m for possible ‘unpaid taxes’, the Eye hears evidence of the phone firm refusing to pay its other bills.
An engineer on HMS Diamond with an unblemished service record was dismissed after failing a drugs test – even though his drink may well have been spiked.
LOSER TAKES ALL?
Pearson may have lost the government contract to run driving theory tests, but it still hopes to be allowed to buy up the rival firm that won the work.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan calls parents who oppose turning local schools into academies ‘enemies’ – but then suddenly back-pedals.
Why a fraud indictment in New York concerning mosquito nets in Burkina Faso is an expensive embarrassment for DfID secretary Justine Greening.
Corporate suits from Pinsent Masons have been busy talking up the boon of Chinese investment in the UK… but then they’re hardly impartial observers.