A Labour backbencher scarred for life by a Rottweiler attack last year has said the government's proposals on strengthening dangerous dog legislation do not go far enough.
The government is proposing to give police and councils the power to impose 'dog control notices' as part of a crackdown on dangerous dogs, but a prominent backbencher has criticised the proposals for not going far enough.
Over 100 people are hospitalised every week because of dog attacks, new figures have revealed.
The row over Tory donor Michael Ashcroft's tax status has prompted Labour's longstanding party donor Swraj Paul to announce his decision to end his 'non-dom' status.
Former science ministers David Sainsbury and William Waldegrave have united to warn Britain risks relegation from the 'economic premier league' if investment in scientific research falters.
The Scottish parliament and Welsh Assembly have been disrupted by the second day of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union's strike.
Two polls have confirmed the recent trend towards narrowing polling results, increasing the likelihood of a hung parliament.
One of the Commons' deputy Speakers, the Labour MP Sylvia Heal, has announced she is standing down at the general election.