Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Over a million children could go hungry this summer, government figures reveal

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Millions of children across England are at risk of going hungry over the summer holidays, official figures suggest (more…)

Tories to Abandon 'Tens of Thousands' General Election Pledge?

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Today Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary said that the Home Office will task the Migration Advisory Committee to consider whether employing EU nationals leads to under-investment in certain areas of the economy (more…)

Over half of Londoners happy with transport, but less than 10 per cent content with housing

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

New research investigates what we value in the capital and the source of our sense of pride in our communities (video below)

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

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

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. (more…)

UK Economy Stuck in Low Gear

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

UK’s growth struggles continued in Q2 and the second half of 2017 looks likely to remain very hard work for the UK economy, resulting in ongoing limited growth. (more…)

GDP Increases marginally in Q3 2017

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

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

Nine in ten vets in the UK are EU nationals

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

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. (more…)

Tory MP James Cleverly Writes to Sir Keir Starmer

Monday, July 24th, 2017

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. (more…)

Trump will not derail the march of sustainable investing

Monday, July 24th, 2017

By Benjamin Matthews, Portfolio Manager, Ethical Strategies, at Heartwood Investment Management (more…)

IMF downgrades UK growth – are more downgrades to follow?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Michael Baxter, economics commentator for The Share Centre reflects on the International Monetary Fund’s growth predictions for 2017: (more…)

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

Monday, July 24th, 2017

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. (more…)

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

Monday, July 24th, 2017

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”. (more…)