JEREMY CORBYN appointed former barrister and minister Lord Bach yesterday to head an immediate review into the Tories’ damaging cuts in legal aid over the last five years.
The Labour leader accused the government of launching an assault on fair access to justice, with...
Wednesday 23rd Sep 2015
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CARE workers visiting homes must be given more than 30 minutes to spend with elderly and disabled patients and sufficient travel time between appointments, a health watchdog said yesterday.
Short home visits are unacceptable unless part of a wider package of support, according to the...
Coroner directly blames assessment regime for death
Tuesday 22nd Sep 2015
WORKERS pledged yesterday to make a noise at the Royal Albert Hall after the famous concert venue snubbed a majority vote for union recognition.
Staff voted 117-109 for recognition of entertainment union Bectu, with more than 72 per cent taking part in last month’s ballot.
OVER 1,000 people took to the streets in a loud and colourful march at the weekend to protest against social cleansing.
Groups, including housing campaign Focus E15 and Sisters Uncut, marched and rallied in Stratford, east London, on Saturday over Newham Council’s evictions and...
Monday 21st Sep 2015
ONE in three councils has not built a single home to replace properties sold through right to buy (RTB), it was revealed yesterday, while house prices jump to record highs.
Out of 166 local authorities in England which have sold council homes at a discount since 2012, a third had not...
STUDENT unions yesterday condemned the Conservative government’s demand that universities must comply with the Counter-Extremism Bill to halt “radicalisation.”
The backlash comes after Prime Minister David Cameron “named and shamed” universities accused of...
Friday 18th Sep 2015
Official jobless total shoots up to 1.82 million
Thursday 17th Sep 2015
THE first Syrian refugees selected by the government could arrive on British soil in the coming few days, Theresa May told the the Commons yesterday.
More of the 20,000 refugees that the Home Office has agreed to take in by 2020 will arrive in the following weeks as “the...
TEACHERS hit back at a charity yesterday for suggesting that parents should be given a legal right to intervene in failing schools and the power to sack headteachers.
The idea would “damage” children’s education and could force schools to be downgraded to academies,...