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'council last year, just ten new council houses delivered. guess how many on social housing waiting list, 20 9000. that's talk to people about housing. tell us how your charity helps people like claire. claire was living in a caravan and it was really unfit for herb with three children. so what we were able to do was, we tried going through the council and got nowhere so we went through coastline, a housing association charity. we were then able to give claire at the support she and her family needed. the ca rava n she and her family needed. the caravan was a disaster area, like living on a building site. and then i got help from coastline. bless you. you are fine. it is all good fiow. you. you are fine. it is all good now. it is fabulous. i have a home.
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with my children. sorry! do not apologise. you go to the council and you just constantly, you feel you're being palmed off all the time. there's not enough social housing. you're been told to go private. let's go inside a former reading institute for gentlemen, now a daycare centre for the over 50s. it was originally for the over 60s but because things have got a bit tighter they have reduced the age to the over 50s. they are considering reducing to the over 40s as well. good morning. this judith. reducing to the over 40s as well. good morning. thisjudith. hello. hello, everybody. let me introduce you to various people. tom gardner
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who runs an independent food bank. tell us about the kind of people who use your food bank and why you say camborne needs one. camborne needs one because it is in the top ten of the most deprived areas in europe. 2796 the most deprived areas in europe. 27% of children live below the poverty in the area. we started the food bank seven years ago and it has just increased and we now provide 10,000 meals a month from the food bank. we are open every day. what kind of people do you see? there is a misconception about food banks sometimes, that it is people who do not want to work and benefits scroungers but we get many people who are working and cannot survive on their income. so you had to open in the evenings so you can give food out to people who work during the day. what kind of jobs are they doing? reasonable chance, you know,
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skilled builders, self—employed people, they struggle. there is no work, they do not have the money. they still have the bills coming in. we meet a lot of people, one father who works three jobs and still needs the food bank. three part—timejobs. and still uses the food bank. and you also went to school last year we re you also went to school last year were 13—year—old girl had fainted through lack of food. we do not normally go out, but i went to a school and they said we have a 13—year—old girl who collapsed. the family has not eaten for three days. mum, dad and three children. the dad was self—employed and had no work, bills to pay. no food. i'm going to talk to some candidates. and voters as well. good morning. let's try to
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do the big introduction. george used as is the conservative candidate. he has been an mp for seven years. good morning. we have jeff has been an mp for seven years. good morning. we havejeff williams for the lib dems. good morning. next to him graham winter for the the lib dems. good morning. next to him graham winterfor the labour party. for ukip, a spokesman rather than a candidate, harry blakeley, and then some voters. racheljames, from a childcare service. deborah evans. single mother. tactically voting lib dem but a labour supporter. chris, the owner of the model railway company. harry bla keley model railway company. harry blakeley for ukip, our ukip standing in this constituency? no, we are supporting people that supported brexit. george obviously disappointed —— supported vote leave. are you happy to be
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represented by a party that wants to introduce a ban on the back? i'm standing as a conservative on our own manifesto. but you're happy to be endorsed by ukip? it is for each party to decide whether they want to stand. ukip are deciding they want to stand in some seats and not others. i'm not a member of ukip. but are you happy as a conservative candidate that ukip are not stand in this constituency? yes, i think many ukip voters were tired of being a country with laws written by the eu and they wanted to take back control. we have taking back control and we now have to make a success of the negotiations. for the labour party, what are you promising for people here? i think there is a lot to be promised and already has been promised on housing in particular. that is an issue for people. the quality of housing, of rented
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housing in particular is very low. people want a roof over their heads. 1 they have a target for building new homes and for the past however many yea rs homes and for the past however many years both labour and the conservatives have failed to reach the target? it is true they have failed. that is why the housing market is in such a state. there has been a failure by all parties over the past ten or 20 years. on housing. that is only part of it. wages is the other issue. people cannot afford housing. affordable housing does not start at 250,000. people have nowhere near the income here too for that. labour will introduce a minimum £10 wage. and when i spoke to one of the butchers here, they said yesterday great for the workers but i am going to have to lay one member of staff of if you
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introduced the £10 minimum wage. the £10 wage will be introduced over a period of time. it is a target to reach. he would still have to lay someone. reach. he would still have to lay someone. it has an effect on price, it helps money go round on —— in the economy. what would you like to say to the candidates? i'm looking at the whole picture, the general election, and it is a brexit election. my interest is there are 800,000 plus people in this country with dementia who are receiving a little bit of a service but also 800,000 people on the autism spectrum who are receiving nothing despite autism legislation. theresa may when she was crowned as leader of this country, she got rid of the social care minister. yet she wants to reform the mental health act. but you have not got a social game minister. i think brexit is important and it is right for
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theresa may to read the negotiations but yesterday she made an announcement on mental health services, and today she is talking about energy prices. i'm fervently in support of the 1p on income tax for better services especially mental health. it is lib dem policy. i'm also sitting on tribunal for mental health patients and the absolute scandal is the lack of provision for young people. they have to be sent out of the county because there was no provision for them. they have to spend time in police cells because that is the nearest place of safety. and if 1p on income tax will help to assuage that situation then i think we should all support that. thank you very much. two pages of medieval text,
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which for centuries lay hidden inside another book, have been identified as the work of william caxton, who introduced printing to england in the 14705. there are no copies of the pages anywhere else in the world as duncan kennedy reports. it was in the rolling book shelves of the university's library that erica was carrying out some research. she picked up this box and made her extraordinary discovery. this is the box i found it in and here it is. it is a page of medieval latin printed by william caxton in 11177, just a year or so after the first ever british book came off the printing press. what was your reaction when you realised what this document was? i was absolutely amazed. this is the sort of thing that you hope you will find one day in your career as a librarian.
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so it was an extraordinary moment to realise we have this early caxton. william caxton was a merchant who was the first to bring printing to britain in 1476. this newly discovered page is a kind of instruction manual for priests. it lay hidden in reading university for 20 years and had previously been pasted to another book to strengthen its spine. book collectors go crazy for caxton and if this ever came on the market i would have an estimate of £20,000, £50,000, expecting it to do better. up to perhaps £100,000. this is the kind of printing press that caxton used to create the document. he first came across them while
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working in northern france. the document goes on display at the museum from tomorrow. 0ne document goes on display at the museum from tomorrow. one of written first printed pages that helped to rewrite the history books. the bbc has announced who will replace len goodman on strictly come dancing — the newjudge is shirley ballas. she's known as the queen of latin, and although not widely known to uk audiences, she frequently appears on the american version of the show, dancing with the stars. she will take up her position as head judge when the show returns this autumn. 0ur arts correspondent rebecca jones reports. shirley ballas, the queen of latin. here in her dancing heyday and now, the new head judge for strictly and she comes with quite some recommendation from the man she's replacing. when i first saw her, i was absolutely gobsmacked.
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best feet ever! one of my true favourite latin women dancers of all—time. and as we can see from their dancing, charles, corky and shirley, hell bent on success. so what's she like? definitely determined, she's won everything on both sides of the atlantic. and confident. so what's your weakness? i don't have any. please welcome the fantastic shirley ballas. applause. and she's got deep connections with the strictly formula. her son, mark, is a veteran of the american version of the show, so toojulianne and derek hough, dancers that she mentored and all trained here, at italia conti, in london. when it comes to dancing, does she really know her stuff? more than her stuff, she really does. she's an expert. she goes all around the world coaching all the professionals. and when it comes to judging, tough or tender? she's going to be tough, more because she's a perfectionist. so, judging dancing — no problem.
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however, we're talking about strictly and the real test will be how the publicjudges the newjudge. david sillito, bbc news. time for a look at the weather with tomasz. clear skies this evening and tonight and a pretty chilly one on the way. in fact first thing tomorrow morning there could be some grass frost around ina there could be some grass frost around in a number of areas especially outside of town. we are losing this stubborn cloud and that means that wednesday is looking very promising across most of the uk. so for the rest of the night you can see clear skies across the uk apart from the far north of scotland will be good have some spots of rain. in rural areas it could be only two or
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three degrees, cold enough for some grass frost. then tomorrow basically sunshine all round, almost. again northern parts of the country a little bit more cloud and spots of rain. but temperatures responding up to the high teens in some area. there is dinner friday, increasing amounts of cloud and by friday we could have some thunder and lightning and some pretty big downpours in 12 areas. goodbye. —— thursday and friday. hello. this is bbc news. the headlines. in an 11—year—old in an11—year—old girl in an 11—year—old girl has died after falling from a roller—coaster. we
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are all deeply saddened. therese and philip may appeared on the one show. i never knew she wanted to be prime minister until she was quite established in the shadow cabinet.


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