Politics

News Staff October 2, 2020

Interim findings from Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI show 1 in 200 people were infected but suggest growth of infection may be slowing Figures reinforce the need for everyone to play their part remembering hands, face and space, the rule of 6 and self-isolation for those who risk passing on the virus Interim results […]

News Staff March 6, 2020

victims to be automatically referred to Victim Contact Scheme new support for victims of mentally disordered offenders Victims of crime will have clearer rights regarding the support they should receive from the police, courts and other criminal justice agencies as a new Victims’ Code is published yesterday (5 March 2020). A six-week consultation seeks views […]

News Staff February 10, 2020

government taking action to address poor performance of West Midlands Trains operator must invest £20 million to improve service for passengers and reduce delays Transport Secretary demands rapid introduction of a plan to improve services that passengers rely on In a stark warning to train operators across the country, West Midlands Trains (WMT) will be […]

News Staff September 13, 2019

green light for new 1,440-capacity prison in East Yorkshire new prison will create jobs and boost local economy Plans for a new modern jail at Full Sutton have been approved today (12 September 2019) – paving the way for the first of the 10,000 additional prison places. The prison is the first major step in […]

News Staff August 22, 2019

Organisations working with the government on Brexit will no longer be routinely required to sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). The use of NDAs – legally binding contracts to maintain confidentiality – has been routine for trade groups and businesses working with the government over the past three years. But Ministers believe that they hinder constructive debate […]

News Staff August 13, 2019

Work is about to begin at RAF Lakenheath to renovate the United States Visiting Forces (USVF) security forces facilities as part of an ongoing programme of improvements to the base. This project is the first of a wider programme to upgrade various support facilities on the base in order to accommodate the arrival of approximately […]

News Staff July 23, 2019

‘Hedgehog highways’ recommended for new housing estates for the first time Swifts and other wildlife to coexist with new homes during building Rules recommend ways developers can identify new habitat for wildlife Developers have been ordered to do more to protect Britain’s cherished wildlife, Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP announced today (Sunday 21 […]

News Staff July 12, 2019

Three revolutionary new tools will be rolled out to improve the capability of the Child Abuse Image Database (CAID), in a huge boost to bring child sexual abusers to justice and safeguard victims. The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced forces across the UK will have access to new tools, which will speed up investigations […]

News Staff July 9, 2019

International Development Minister Baroness Sugg this week (8 July 2019) announced that the fourth round of UK Aid Match will open for applications on 20 August 2019. UK aid is committed to protecting and conserving the natural world, whilst lifting some of the world’s most vulnerable people out of poverty. The latest round of UK […]