Here are some of the conclusions from the Home Affairs Select Committee interim report.
On undercover policing:
We are not satisfied that the current legislative framework provides adequate protection against police infiltration into ordinary peoples' lives - a far more intrusive form of surveillance than any listening device or hidden camera.
On sexual relations:
We do not believe that officers should enter into intimate, physical sexual relationships while using their false identities undercover without clear, prior authorisation, which should only be given in the most exceptional circumstances.
In particular, it is unacceptable that a child should be brought into the world as a result of such a relationship and this must never be allowed to happen again.
On using dead childrens' identities:
The practice of 'resurrecting' dead children as cover identities for undercover police officers was not only ghoulish and disrespectful, it could potentially have placed bereaved families in real danger of retaliation.
The families who have been affected by this deserve an explanation and a full and unambiguous apology from the forces concerned.
Nottingham City Council said it was made aware of issues surrounding residents' well-being at the end of last week.
According the Care Quality Commission website, the residential facility in Herbert Road cared for elderly adults aged over 65.
Specialisms included dementia and diagnostic and screening services.
We took this action to ensure the safety and well-being of those residents and in response to the owners of the home informing us at short notice that they intended to close the home. Due to serious concerns about the standard of care and the well-being of residents at the home, we suspended our contract with the private provider and put in a team of our own staff to manage the care of the residents over the weekend."
– Ian Curryer, Nottingham City Council's director of adult social services