Politics

Havering to rebel against Khan's demand for 30,000 or more new homes

UKIP Councillors in the London Borough of Havering have forced a vote tonight at 21.30, that will see if there is the stomach for a fight with plans to build an extra 30,000 homes in the Borough.

GDP Increases marginally in Q3 2017

The latest GDP figures show an increase of 0.3 percent during the third quarter of 2017.

Nine in ten vets in the UK are EU nationals

One of the staggering facts to emerge from a report by the House of Lords EU Committee is that the UK is now ‘overwhelmingly reliant’ on veterinary surgeons from the European Union.

Tory MP James Cleverly Writes to Sir Keir Starmer

The following is the text of the letter from James Cleverly, MP for Braintree, to Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, about reports that the Labour MP will be appointed as a legal adviser to Mischon de Reya, who acted for Gina Miller.

Over seven million people will lose out by £10,000 each under Government’s plans for state pension age change

New analysis by the House of Commons Library has revealed that 7.6 million people will lose out by nearly £10,000 each under the Government’s plans to bring forward changes to the state pension age.

As secret UK-USA trade ‘negotiations’ begin, Government accused of massive big business bias

MPs are not allowed any access to information about Fox’s secret trade talks with USA. 16 trade unions and civil society organisations from the UK and USA are calling for trade talks to “be led by public input and take place in the light of day”.

Conservative Party has ceased to exist as a distinct political entity, says UKIP

With imminent surrender to the EU on immigration, an epidemic of crime following police ‘reforms’ and now the proposal to cease recognising male and female genders

Government is betraying rail travellers with latest U-turn

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour has accused the Government of betraying rail travellers by scrapping plans to electrify lines across large parts of the UK.

Immigration Policies being Formulated in the Dark Says Lords Committee

The Government will struggle to take control of immigration post-Brexit if it continues to use the woefully inadequate migration data it currently relies on.

Vince Cable declared Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Vince Cable has been declared Leader of the Liberal Democrats with the backing of every one of the party’s MPs, succeeding Tim Farron.

Damning report shows we sell arms to human rights abusers – Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats have blasted the government for selling billions of pounds of weapons to countries who they believe abuse human rights.

Cross-sector consultation establishes key Brexit concerns for the UK transport industry

A wide-ranging survey and report by the Independent Transport Commission (ITC) crystallises the core transport industry concerns