Politics

AIRBUS contradicting 2014 statements that investment depends on profits not politics – UKIP

The European aerospace and defence giant Airbus said today  it would reconsider investment in the UK in the event of Britain leaving the European Union

Put people at heart of EU debate, say Greens

Leading Green Party politicians have called for the EU debate to be "handed over to people".

The state of the building society sector and the PRA’s approach to governance

Speech given by Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority at the Building Societies Association Annual Conference, Harrogate

BMJ Investigation reveals how big tobacco is able to woo parliamentarians

• Report shows 38 MPs have accepted over £60,000 of industry hospitality since 2010

• More than half of these MPs are from constituencies where the number of smoking related deaths exceeds the national average

Rainsbrook: Another G4S scandal

The Howard League for Penal Reform has responded to a report on G4S-run Rainsbrook prison, published today (Wednesday 20 May) by Ofsted, HM Inspectorate of Prisons and the Care Quality Commission.

Dennis Skinner 6/4 to lose his seat on Rebels’ Bench to the SNP

The Beast of Bolsover, Dennis Skinner MP, is 6/4 with Betway to lose his favourite seat on rebels’ bench in the Commons.

Helping people with learning disabilities to understand ageing and dementia

A new handbook, Talking Together: facilitating peer support activities to help people with learning disabilities understand about growing older and living with dementia is being launched by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Bank of England release of historic minutes

The Bank of England today published the minutes of Court from 1976-87 [1] and Committee of Treasury minutes from 1947-87 [2], marking the last substantial publication in a series of historic minute releases.

Business must turn up volume in EU debate says CBI President Sir Mike Rake

The time is ripe for EU reform

Businesses must speak out early in favour of remaining within a reformed European Union, CBI President Sir Mike Rake will say tonight (Wednesday) at the CBI’s flagship Annual Dinner.

UK Inflation Turns Negative

The latest Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual inflation figures from the Office for National Statistics shows that the UK has dropped into the deflation zone.

Launch of public nominations period for the next £20 banknote

At an event at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London today, the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, announced that the next £20 note will celebrate Britain’s achievements in the visual arts

Nigel Farage takes fight to Tories and Labour over SNP claims

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will use media appearances in London to highlight how both the Conservatives and Labour are the parties of the status quo when it comes to handing more money and power to Scotland.