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Video: Queen’s Speech debate

Watch highlights from David Cameron and Harriet Harman’s contributions to the Queen’s Speech debate here. – – – – – – – Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman said she would offer a “responsible opposition” as ex-Cabinet members began their work in the shadow Cabinet: – – – – – – – David Cameron said he… Read more »

New national food strategy offers ‘little more than crumbs’

Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »

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MDU and CORESS partner to promote safety in surgical practice

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »

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The Queen's Speech in full
Queen’s Speech in full

Read the Queen’s Speech in full with politics.co.uk. “My lords and members of the House of Commons My government’s legislative programme will be based upon the principles of freedom, fairness and responsibility. The first priority is to reduce the deficit and restore economic growth. Action will be taken to accelerate the reduction of the structural… Read more »