Politics

It Doesn’t Matter What David Cameron Says About Immigration

David Cameron, writing in the Telegraph, has said that controlling immigration is a vital part of the UK’s long term economic plan.

He then goes on to talk about setting up an immigration system that puts Britain first

Ed Miliband ‘to let the people into our politics’

Ed Miliband says that, if he as the Labour Party leader becomes Prime Minister after the next General Election, he will take open questions from members of the public on the same day that he faces MPs during Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs).

David Cameron’s Big Society Network Investigated by the Charity Commission

The Charity Commission is investigating allegations that public money was misused by David Cameron’s pet project, the Big Society Network,

Green Party calls for tighter regulation of the food industry in light of poultry scandal

The Green Party has today called for tighter regulation of food production with increased transparency over methods of production after The Guardian’s five-month investigation uncovered a series

Commonwealth Games Sparks Surge of Support for an Independent Scotland

The ‘No’ camp may have thought that the fight was over when looking at recent opinion polls, but there has been a surge of Scottish nationalism on the back of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow says the bookmaker William Hill.

Shift work linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes

Risk highest in men and those on rotating shift patterns

Shift work is linked to a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the risk seemingly greatest among men and those working rotating shift patterns

Campaigners accuse Cameron of hypocrisy on ‘Buy British food’

Campaigners claimed today that David Cameron was trying to ‘face two ways at once’ with his promise that the government would buy more British food on the one hand, and his support of an EU-US free trade deal on the other.

TheCityUK responds to latest Balance of Competences report

TheCityUK has responded to the latest Treasury report reviewing the balance of powers between London and Brussels.

The report focuses on the financial services aspect of the relationship between the UK and the European Union

Prudential Regulation Authority consults on implementing the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has today proposed changes to its rules to implement the EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD). The BRRD provides a common set of tools and powers for dealing with failing banks and will take effect at the end of 2014.

Green Party Calls For a Wealth Tax

Saying it is the only party committed to progressive policies that tackle Britain’s persistent inequality problem head on, the Green party is calling for a Wealth Tax on the top 1%, those with assets of more than £3million.

UKIP Announces Two Key Frontbench Spokesmen

Following on from his pledge to show that the UK Independence Party is not a ‘one man band’ Nigel Farage has started assembling his UKIP front bench team to fight the General Election next year, with the first two names to appear being Patrick O’Flynn and Steven Woolfe with a promise of more to follow.

Investigation raises new concerns over top-selling blood thinning drug

Analyses were withheld from regulators – guidelines for doctors may be flawed

An investigation by The BMJ raises new concerns about a top-selling blood thinning drug and the regulatory decisions that led to its approval.