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Who is responsible for school toilet problems? The reply from the Department for Education and Skills

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The scan below explains who the DfES say is responsible (from their point of view) for the management of problems with pupil toilets in state schools.
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Home Office : Catering for paruresis in prisons in general

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 This letter, signed by Paul Goggins MP, explains how the prison service caters for paruresis in general.
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Home Office : Paruresis and mandatory drugs testing in prisons

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 This letter, signed by Beverley Hughes MP, explains the prison service procedures applicable to dealing with paruresis for mandatory drugs testing.
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2005 Interview by BBC

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Archived BBC interview from 2005 - Please click on the picture to view a clickable link to this interview. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/allinthemind_20051206.shtml ​This interview requires Real Player to open and listen to - you can download Real Player for free by following this link: http://www.real.com/uk
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Alison's story

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I am a 65-year old woman, and I have suffered from the condition I now know is called paruresis for most of my life. It started when I was 17. At primary school I trained myself not to use the loos all day because they were disgusting and I couldn't stand the smell. It wasn't a big problem, however. I could use the smelly loos if I had to. At secon...
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Guest — Janette Abbott
I have read Alison's story and find most of her experiences are very similar to my own. I was scared of the high cisterns and 'si... Read More
Sunday, 03 June 2018 11:13
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