Devolved nations’ ministers unite in protest
Monday 24th Aug 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Financial advisers expect massive changes
‘He doesn’t understand what it’s like to be poor’
Saturday 22nd Aug 2015
THE Glasgow bin lorry driver whose vehicle killed six people after he fell unconscious at the wheel was asked at an inquiry yesterday to imagine his daughter as a victim.
Harry Clarke, who has a history of dizziness and fainting, refused to answer most questions, as was his legal...
THE SNP called yesterday for the full devolution of workers’ rights and employment law to Holyrood after a damning report into bosses’ “cruel” practices was published.
Low incomes and poor working conditions have increased the number of cases seen by Citizens...
Officials tour camp to convince migrants Britain is not great
Friday 21st Aug 2015
Almost half rejected prospect of uncertain schedule and pay
THE average 16-year-old who collected their GCSE results yesterday expects to earn a bumper salary of £89,000 a year, a survey has found.
It suggests that students may have an unrealistic idea of working life, given that the average salary currently stands at £26,500.
DOZENS of Jewish campaigners sent an open letter to the Jewish Chronicle yesterday blasting the paper’s “McCarthyite” smear campaign against Labour leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn.
The group of 47 people — including poets, actors and university lecturers...
Wednesday 19th Aug 2015
Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) officials admitted yesterday using fake quotes in a leaflet on sanctions, while campaigners pointed out that it proves their “contempt” for benefit claimants.
The document, meant to offer “advice” to those who could have...