THIS WEEK

Write on: nursing student Angela Bagham joins 20 charities and campaigning groups to launch the Right to Care Charter at Westminster this week.The campaign is calling for the government to fund free personal and nursing care for people in nursing and residential homes, as recommended by the Royal Commission on Long-term Care.

Commission chair Lord Sutherland is among the campaign's patrons.

The launch was followed by a rally of about 2,000 pensioners and campaigners at Westminster Central Hall and a lobby of Parliament.