Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Minute Briefing

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Minute Briefing

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Medics' jobs mistake HUNDREDS of junior doctors offered hospital positions have had their job offers rescinded after a "human error".

The Royal College of Physicians said it would have to rerun the offers process, branding it a "dreadful situation".

Junior medics entering their third year of specialist training now face losing their positions, with many having made plans to start in a few months' time.

More kids in poverty THE number of children growing up in poverty in working households is set to be a million higher than in 2010, according to a new study.

Research for the TUC estimated that 3.1 million children with working parents will be below the official breadline this year.

Around 600,000 children with working parents have been "pushed" into poverty because of the Government's benefit cuts and public sector pay restrictions, said the report. …

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