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Jane Clinton

Reporter and feature writer

Location icon United Kingdom

I am a journalist with more than 20 years' experience including 14 years as the senior feature writer and news reporter at the Sunday Express.
Now a freelance journalist, I work at the i newspaper as a reporter and also have features published in this title as well as my local paper the Camden New Journal.

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inews.co.uk
Jane Clinton, Author at inews.co.uk

High performing comprehensive schools in England, Scotland and Wales take only half the number of poorer pupils as the average school, according to new research by the Sutton Trust. Analysing the number of children eligible for Free School Meals attending top state schools, researchers from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) found that in [...]

Express.co.uk
02/05/2017
Terrifying state of adult social care in the UK

Occasionally it has been brilliant but it has also been deeply frustrating. My father, John, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease 17 years ago when he was 55. He attended Netherwood, a fantastic specialist dementia day centre in north-west London. It gave him freedom and gave us, the family, a break from the rigours of looking after someone with dementia.

Express.co.uk
04/03/2010
Dementia: Singing away the pain

AS SOON as the music begins a chorus of sensibly shod feet begin to tap perfectly in time. A smile appears on one woman's face, another man gently nods his head to the beat, content and relaxed. "One teatime in September. . ."

Camden New Journal
Theatre's half-century in Hampstead

As Pentameters prepares to celebrate 50 years of putting on poetry, music and theatre, Jane Clinton talks to its founder, Léonie Scott-Matthews

Express.co.uk
11/30/2008
'There is more to life than being successful'

With a high-profile job in the City as well as a large family, Nicola Horlick was hailed as proof that women could 'have it all'. Here she tells JANE CLINTON who's to blame for the recession and explains why, in these lean times, we have to realise what is truly important.

inews.co.uk
04/02/2019
A new election would just lead to a new hung parliament, says pollster Curtice

In brief Labour could rustle up a government with a rainbow coalition of SNP, Plaid, Lib Dem and Green MPs Both major parties could be vulnerable to clear Brexit messaging on either side of the divide Polls expert Professor John Curtice has warned that holding a general election now would lead to a hung parliament and even greater political chaos.

inews.co.uk
03/25/2019
Top state secondary schools are taking only half of poorer pupils compared to the average

High performing comprehensive schools in England, Scotland and Wales take only half the number of poorer pupils as the average school, according to new research by the Sutton Trust. Analysing the number of children eligible for Free School Meals attending top state schools, researchers from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) found that in all three nations the best state schools' intakes are markedly different from the average.

inews.co.uk
04/01/2019
Sir Elton John calls on boycott of Brunei-owned luxury hotels over gay death penalty laws

Sir Elton John has urged people to boycott Brunei-owned luxury hotels over the sultanate's new death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Read more: Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery It comes after actor George Clooney called a boycott last week listing on hotels in the United States, Britain, France and Italy, which includes London's Dorchester Hotel, 45 Park Lane and The Beverly Hills Hotel.

inews.co.uk
03/31/2019
Queen fears being dragged into Brexit chaos

In brief Two experts say the Queen could be drawn into the Brexit row They blame firmly at the feet of 'rogue Speaker' John Bercow The Queen is reported to be worried she could be dragged into the Brexit row and, in doing so, sparking a constitutional crisis.

inews.co.uk
03/31/2019
Queen fears being dragged into Brexit chaos

In brief Two experts say the Queen could be drawn into the Brexit row They blame firmly at the feet of 'rogue Speaker' John Bercow The Queen is reported to be worried she could be dragged into the Brexit row and, in doing so, sparking a constitutional crisis.

inews.co.uk
03/27/2019
People's Vote march: Claims 1 million attended anti-Brexit protest dismissed by experts

Claims that there were 1 million people on the People's Vote march at the weekend have been dismissed by experts who argue the figure was closer to 400,000. Organisers of the anti-Brexit protest last Saturday said they estimated the size of the crowd using information from staff and volunteers as well as examining aerial pictures from helicopters.

inews.co.uk
03/26/2019
Revoke Article 50: the constituencies with the most Brexit petition signatures

The anti-Brexit petition which is calling for Article 50 to be revoked and for the UK to stay in the EU has garnered more than 5.6 million signatures. Parliament will consider any parliamentary petition that reaches 100,000 signatures or more for debate. Those parliamentary petitions that reach 10,000 signatures or more will receive a response from the government.