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UK companies lead the world’s nuclear decommissioning market

A Japanese journalist has paid a special visit to West Cumbria to speak to companies who manufacture world-leading nuclear decommissioning kit...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 16:46

Statement from the PM on the resignation of Robert Mugabe

Prime Minister Theresa May said: “The resignation of Robert Mugabe provides Zimbabwe with an opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression that characterised his rule

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 16:29

Government must ring-fence mental health funding - Barbara Keeley MP

Barbara Keeley MP, Labour’s Shadow Cabinet Minister for Mental Health, commenting on remarks made to the Health Select Committee by the Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, and the CQC Chief Inspector of Mental Health Services, Dr Paul Lelliott, said...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 16:18

HMRC publishes technical guidance on corporation tax payments by very large companies

For accounting periods that begin on or after 1 April 2019, very large companies, that is companies with taxable profits of more than £20 million...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:49

EU supports recovery and resilience in the Caribbean region with €300 million

At the High-Level Donor Conference for the Caribbean in New York today, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:45

PHE announces areas for IPS alcohol and drug dependency trial

Public Health England (PHE) has announced the 7 local authority areas that have been selected to take part in a randomised controlled trial of individual placement and support...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:29

Joint Committee on Human Rights announces new Inquiry into freedom of speech in universities

The Committee is issuing an open call for evidence from interested parties and would welcome written submissions by 15 December 2017...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:03

Date set for minimum unit pricing for alcohol to come into effect in Scotland

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol will come into force on 1 May 2018. Health Secretary Shona Robison today updated MSPs on the plans and confirmed a consultation...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 14:49

Government cannot be given a blank cheque to concentrate power in its own hands - Peter Dowd

Peter Dowd MP, Labour’s Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, responding to the Government’s customs resolutions and the publication of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 14:11

Labour challenges Chancellor to use Budget to reverse Conservatives’ abysmal house-building record

Ahead of the Budget tomorrow, Labour has revealed that no new ‘starter homes’ have been built in three years, despite the Conservatives’ promise to build 200,000 of them...

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 13:21