by Felicity Collier
A DISABILITY benefits assessor has been found guilty of misconduct and sacked after he “disgracefully” disparaged applicants, but is still free to work as a paramedic.
Alan Barham was given a caution order, after being sacked by...
Friday 22nd Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Felicity Collier in South London
A SACKED benefits assessor could be struck off as a paramedic after admitting a string of demeaning comments about disabled claimants.
Alan Barham faced allegations of misconduct caused by incompetence and questions over his...
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017
Tower block residents demonstrate over continued plight
Monday 18th Sep 2017
Samim Bigzad on his way home to Britain from Afghanistan
CHILDREN as young as six are self-harming in Welsh schools, a study said yesterday, leading to union calls for wellbeing officers to be introduced in classrooms.
Referrals to social services by schools have risen sixfold in three years in...
THE Home Office has ignored two court orders demanding the return of a terrified asylum-seeker who was deported to Afghanistan this week and fears he will be beheaded by the Taliban.
Samim Bigzad, 22, was still holed up in a hotel room in Kabul...
Saturday 16th Sep 2017
LABOUR called yesterday for a full probe into Rupert Murdoch’s Sky takeover bid by the competition watchdog.
It followed Culture Minister Karen Bradley’s announcement that Fox’s £11.7 billion plan will be put before the...
Friday 15th Sep 2017
JUST ONE in 50 socially owned tower blocks are fully fitted with sprinklers, an investigation published yesterday has revealed.
And seven in 10 blocks have only one staircase for evacuation, according to the shock results of a BBC Breakfast probe...
Thursday 14th Sep 2017
Younger workers will not benefit from rises in the national minimum wage unless the government acts, the TUC warns today.
The new top rate — coming into force from next April — will only apply to workers over 25.
Pay rates for...
Official stats show huge rise in sleeping rough
Wednesday 13th Sep 2017