Politics

The BMJ reveals a new wave of postcode rationing as pressure on NHS finances grows

There has been a surge in the number of funding requests that doctors in England are being forced to make on behalf of their patients for treatments that are no longer routinely funded in their area

EU Parliament Adopts Country by Country Tax Reporting

Members of the European Party have today (4th July 2017) voted to adopt new tax transparency rules for multinational companies.

Government departments ‘no longer have the expertise’ to produce accurate figures for compensation claims

A report from an insurance firm has shown government departments admitting they no longer have the expertise to provide robust and accurate data on personal injury claims.

IPSE responds to Resolution Foundation call for self-employed minimum wage

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) has responded to a new report published by the Resolution Foundation which calls for a minimum wage for self-employed people

MPs demand action on disabled candidates election fund

Caroline Lucas reapplies pressure on Government to act. Newly-elected disabled MPs join call for fund to be reinstated.

Response to Chancellor's Speech at CBI President's Dinner

The CBI has responded to the Philip Hammond's speech to the CBI Presidents' Dinner on July 3, 2017.

Nazir Afzal's work shows the error of alienating whole communities

UKIP home affairs spokeswoman Jane Collins MEP has said the actions of Nazir Afzal, the former chief prosecutor for the North West, highlights "the stupidity of the single minded attack on Islam by the far right."

UKIP fears 'wholesale betrayal' of UK fishing communities

“Withdrawal from London Fisheries Convention must be coupled with clarifications on Government’s intentions for the UK’s 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone”

Government “trying to cover up” new NHS cuts says Labour

Jonathan Ashworth, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, has today accused Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt of “trying to cover up" a new round of NHS cuts, which include closing wards and services, extending waiting times and stopping treatments.

Labour takes ‘No Mandate’ message to marginals

The Labour Party will be out in force on Saturday 1st July promoting the message that the government has #NoMandate.

PRS for Music Explores: how will copyright reform in the EU affect the music industry?

Political figures and music industry authorities debate current issues within European Parliament

Debate sees warnings of ‘cultural barbarism’ if ’transfer of value’ concerns are not met

The Farcical EU Travelling Circus

Some of you may not realise that every month the whole of the Brussels European Union parliament structure ups-sticks and decamps to take up residence for just four days