P217 CEEFAX 217 Fri 7 Feb 19:20/31   1/2     The Government says fees paid to lawyers for criminal legal aid work will be increased by five per cent from April. Claims for increases of 30 per cent or more from barristers and solicitors have been rejected.  A senior nurse at a hospital in Stafford has been suspended after the death of an 84-year-old patient who was severely scalded in her bath. The NCB is to go ahead with the closure of Horden pit in county Durham with the loss of 900 jobs. Mining unions had appealed but an independent review panel decided that the board's decision was reasonable. More
P217 CEEFAX 217 Fri 7 Feb 19:14/00       A Private Membdrs Bill to limit smoking in ptblic places has failed to get a second reading in the Commons. It now has little chance of success. Actress Judy Carne, 46, star of 1960c show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, has bden committed for trial by Uxbridgd magistrates, accused of trying to smuggle cannabis and cocaine into Britain. The Mail on Sunday has —een named Newspaper of the Year —y ITV's Ghat Dhe Papers Say programme Journalist of the Year was Ian Jack of the Sqnday Times News index 102/202 More
P217 CEEFAX 217 Fri 7 Feb 19:20/00   2/2     A Private Members Bill to limit smoking in public places has failed to get a second reading in the Commons. It now has little chance of success. Actress Judy Carne, 46, star of 1960s show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, has been committed for trial by Uxbridge magistrates, accused of trying to smuggle cannabis and cocaine into Britain. The Mail on Sunday has been named Newspaper of the Year by ITV's What The Papers Say programme. Journalist of the Year was Ian Jack of the Sunday Times. News index 102/202 More