- Cardiff Metropolitan University looking to make 100 redundancies says public services union 22 May 2017 17:03 ICWales Cardiff Metropolitan University is looking to shed 100 staff to achieve savings of more than £10m over the next five years, according to pubic services union UNISON. The university, which last month announced a number of senior executives were being made …
- Hope to achieve 40km of road construction by end of March 2018: Nitin Gadkari 22 May 2017 17:01 MoneyControl.com At the beginning of his tenure as the minister for road transport and highways -- Nitin Gadkari had set an ambitious target of constructing an average of 40 kilometres of roads every day. However, three years down the line, the government is yet to meet …
- Firms can afford to pay workers £10 an hour says Labour leader Kezia Dugdale 22 May 2017 16:56 Glasgow Evening Times STEWART PATERSON Political Correspondent FIRMS can afford a Living Wage of £10 an hour to end poverty pay across the UK, Kezia Dugdale has said. She launched the Labour Party’s Scottish manifesto for the General Elections and said the single most …
- Kezia Dugdale: Setbacks have made me tougher 22 May 2017 16:53 Itv.com You need many qualities to be a politician. A belief in your cause. A capacity for hard work - yes, most politicians do work hard. An eye for an opportunity helps, as politics is not just about your beliefs but seizing on your opponents' weaknesses. …
- Jeremy Corbyn declines to specifically denounce IRA as terrorists 22 May 2017 16:52 Breaking News from Ireland Jeremy Corbyn has condemned "all acts of violence from wherever they came" during the Troubles in the North, but declined to specifically denounce the IRA as terrorists. The UK Labour leader spoke after Northern Ireland Secretary James …
- UK Prime Minister defends social care plan 22 May 2017 16:52 euronews UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has rushed to defend the controversial social care plan contained in her party’s election manifesto. What is all the fuss about? The Conservative party’s lead in the opinion polls was cut in half after the unveiling of its …
- ES Views: Closing the door on valued migrants is short-sighted 22 May 2017 16:50 This is London I fully agree with the Evening Standard’s editorial about the need for the Conservatives to drop their unrealistic immigration target [“It’s time to scrap the Tory migration cap”, Comment, May 17]. Britain has major skills shortages in nursing, teaching …
- 'Bullshit is a greater enemy than lies' 22 May 2017 16:47 The Guardian Bullshit is having a moment. A spate of new books, including Newsnight presenter Evan Davis’s Post-Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullshit and What We Can Do About It, Buzzfeed correspondent James Ball’s Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World, and …
Sweden’s Liberal Party Integration Minister has been forced to admit she falsely told the BBC the number of reported rapes in the country was falling. The misleading claims drew sharp criticism from MPs, economists, and criminologists. Read Story
The by-election is due to take place on February 23. Eligible voters have until midnight on February 7 to register in time to take part in the by-election.
Labour retained the seat in 2015 with a majority of 5,175 over UKIP with the Conservatives a further 33 votes behind. Labour has held the seat since its creation in 1950. Read Story
In an interesting report from John Shaw on this website last week he noticed that in a study held prior to the Referendum Afro-Asian voters intended to support ‘Remain’ in a much higher ratio than UK ‘born and bred’ voters. Read Story
I want Britain to be what we have the potential, talent and ambition to be. A great, global trading nation that is respected around the world and strong, confident and united at home. Read Story
Labour were surprised that their share of the vote dropped dramatically in both wards and particularly in the Sandhill ward where they saw a massive 29.9% slump in support. Read Story
It was reported today that Nigel Farage has been invited to the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20th as a guest of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant.
Asked if he would be attending the event, Nigel Farage told Sky News, “I most certainly am, I can’t wait.” Read Story
Mr. Lowles decided to slam Mr. Kassam who, as a private citizen, had begun a crowdfunding project to gather information on the self-proclaimed anti-fascist organisation
Taking his effort to the Guardian, Lowles noted that Kassam was the editor of Breitbart, calling the website “far-right” but not offering any evidence to back up this spurious claim. Read Story
Interim UKIP leader Farage travelled to New York to meet President Elect Donald Trump. A Trump campaign manager revealed they discussed ‘freedom and winning’. Read Story
Hilary Benn, the Labour MP who strongly backed Remain has warned Brexiteers that he now holds the power to dictate the conditions on which Britain will leave the EU.
Mr Benn, who leads the Parliament’s Brexit Committee, told Sky News that the single market will be a priority amid fears that desperate Remain MPs will water down the terms of Brexit.
Following this week’s controversial High Court Brexit ruling, Parliament now holds the power to activate Article 50 – the formal start of Brexit negotiations. Read Story
The High Court’s judgement on Article 50 obviously triggers a constitutional crisis. This is a victory for those who seek to subvert the will of the people and block Brexit by whatever means possible. Unless the judgement is overturned by the Supreme Court, the ‘Remainers’ in Parliament will be able to overturn the Referendum result Read Story
No doubt much to the shock of conventional Tory voters, on June 13th the Daily Telegraph published a letter supporting the British Leave campaign signed by three French admirals in Paris. Not to be outdone the following day a letter appeared from three French Army colonels expressing even stronger views. Read Story