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2008-10-08 12:00:37

PEOPLE from across Warwickshire are being invited to contribute their views on the future of care services during a scrutiny exercise by the county council. Bosses at Shire Hall have organised a committee meeting to discuss how they can meet the needs of a changing society for care, support and independence. The select committee, which is being held at 10am next Wednesday at Shire Hall in Warwick, will hear evidence submitted by a range of organisations including Age Concern, NHS...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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