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Sheila Bird :: Mon 16th Jan 2012

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Sheila Bird :: Thu 12th Jan 2012

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 11th Jan 2012

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 4th Jan 2012

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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 22nd Dec 2011

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Childcare – the 19-minute myth

Today’s Daily Mail rediscovers  an entertaining myth it first promulgated in 2006 – that mothers who work spend just 19 minutes a day with their children.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 21st Dec 2011

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Puzzling statistics on drinking in Scottish schoolchildren

The Scotsman headlines its report today on new statistics on alcohol consumption in Scottish schoolchildren “One in seven children ‘drinking regularly’”.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 15th Dec 2011

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 14th Dec 2011

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Unemployment: the pain is shared

Today’s unemployment figures make gloomy reading, with total unemployment up to 2.64 million, a 17-year high.

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