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Funeral costs and competition on the High Street

Peter White hears from newsagents who say they're losing out when Waitrose gives away free newspapers to customers.
What can be done about the rising costs of funerals?
And the former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion tells us how reading poetry to someone with dementia can have a real impact.

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56 minutes

Chapters

  • PIP

    MPs say the introduction of Personal Independence Payments has been a "fiasco"

    Duration: 05:32

  • WAITROSE COMPETITION

    Waitrose is accused by newsagents of stealing trade by giving away free newspapers

    Duration: 06:48

  • SPAIN HIGHWAY ROBBERY

    The warnings about highway robbers targeting British drivers in Spain

    Duration: 05:27

  • KISSING IT BETTER

    The efforts of the Kissing It Better charity

    Duration: 07:53

  • FUNERAL COSTS

    The call for National Insurance to pay out a basic allowance to cover funeral costs

    Duration: 08:48

  • HIGH STREET

    The High Street Minister on the drive to find the best High St in the UK

    Duration: 05:58

  • KISSING IT BETTER MOTION

    The former Poet Laureate on the impact poetry can have on the elderly and the ill

    Duration: 04:46

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