THE BBC warned yesterday that the government’s green paper on its future would pave the way to “a much diminished, less popular” service.
Culture Secretary John Whittingdale said that the upcoming review of the BBC’s Royal Charter would look at whether the...
Friday 17th Jul 2015
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HOUSING associations (HAs) could take legal action against the government if it extends right to buy to their tenants, the former head of the Civil Service said yesterday.
“We haven’t ruled out the possibility of legal action,” said Sir Bob Kerslake, the chair of...
CRIMINAL barristers will strike in a show of solidarity with solicitors against the government’s latest 8.75 per cent cut to legal aid, it was announced yesterday.
Members of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA),...
Thursday 16th Jul 2015
Climate protesters chain themselves to runway railings
Tuesday 14th Jul 2015
LAMBETH COUNCIL wants to attract residents with “higher income and higher capital assets” by building more than 100 buy-to-let properties in a housing estate redevelopment.
Officers at the London council...
Housing leaflets prompt violent response
Monday 13th Jul 2015
Much to gain from exit, say business figures
CASH-STRAPPED councils warned yesterday that government funding deficits would impose “financial pressure” to pay staff the new £7.20 an hour “living wage.”
Local authorities said they would need a combined £1 billion increase over the next 10 years...
POLICE struggled to process a disabled man they arrested at the Budget demonstration due to problems with access and toilet facilities at their police station.
Disabled People Against Cuts (DPac) spokesman and wheelchair user Andy Greene was arrested outside the House of Commons on...
Friday 10th Jul 2015
Green benches chock full of property tycoons
Thursday 9th Jul 2015