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Brexit: Conservatives urge 'unity' ahead of EU bill vote 01/17/2018 - 01:57
The government's Brexit bill is expected to clear the Commons, but peers may then try to change it.
New Conservative vice chairman for youth Ben Bradley apologises for suggesting unemployed should get vasectomies 01/17/2018 - 01:48
'Families who have never worked a day in their lives having four or five kids and the rest of us having one or two means it's not long before we're drowning in a vast sea of unemployed wasters that we pay to keep!'
Conservative vice chairman Ben Bradley apologises for suggesting unemployed should get vasectomies 01/17/2018 - 01:48
Mansfield MP suggested it wouldn't be long 'before we're drowning in a vast sea of unemployed wasters that we pay to keep!'
NHS red tape and delays 'compromising care for seriously ill and disabled patients' 01/17/2018 - 01:14
Unacceptable delays in the NHS Continuing Healthcare scheme have meant patients died while waiting for funding
Care cuts could put patients' safety at risk, warn MPs 01/17/2018 - 01:09

Commons public accounts committee has warned against advice to cut spending to NHS’s Continuing Healthcare

Calls for cuts to the cost of care for some ill and disabled patients could put safety at risk, MPs have said.

Officials want local health bodies to cut the amount spent on the...

Women's suffrage centenary will be 'missed opportunity unless action taken to increase political participation' 01/17/2018 - 01:05
Centenary Action Group says increasing number of women in Parliament is 'not only a basic human right' but also 'necessary at a time when voter participation is low'
Brexit uncertainty prompts employers to cut graduate jobs 01/17/2018 - 01:01

Number of new graduate jobs falls for first time since financial crisis as leading recruiters downgrade hiring plans

Uncertainty over Brexit has caused many of the UK’s most prestigious employers to significantly cut their recruitment of graduates, resulting in a fall in the number of new...

The habitable homes bill could transform lives. MPs must back it 01/17/2018 - 01:00

This Friday, parliament must not pass up the opportunity to give tenants a fighting chance against rogue landlords

This coming Friday, 19 January, a bill is to be debated in parliament that could hugely improve the lives of many people in England.

The Homes (Fitness for Human...

Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox's work 01/17/2018 - 00:02
The government creates a new ministerial role, which continues the work of the late MP Jo Cox.
Theresa May to unveil new plans to tackle loneliness 01/16/2018 - 23:36
Prime Minister commits to implementing recommendations of commission set up by murdered Labour MP Jo Cox
May appoints minister to tackle loneliness issues raised by Jo Cox 01/16/2018 - 23:30

Tracey Crouch tasked with implementing recommendations from commission set up after the MP’s death

Theresa May has appointed one of her ministers to lead on issues connected to loneliness, implementing one of the main recommendations of a report into the subject by the Jo Cox Commission....

Tory MP Ben Bradley 'sorry' for blog post about jobless 01/16/2018 - 23:13
In 2012 Ben Bradley's blog post criticised what he called a "vast sea of unemployed wasters".
Domestic worker died because she was too frightened to access healthcare over immigration fears, MPs told 01/16/2018 - 22:33
Data-sharing agreement between NHS and Home Office to track illegal immigrants making people 'too frightened' to access healthcare, MPs hear