*Comment & Analysis
A little more than one year to the day of Labour’s latest general election defeat, and the party continues to wrangle with how to reverse the pattern of failure and engineer electoral success. One hotly debated area has been the need to embrace patriotism. Early on in his leadership, Sir Keir Starmer stated that ‘Labour… Read more »
The share of adults in Northern Ireland with no religion is surging, according to the latest data from the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey. The results of the 2020 survey have just been published. 27% of respondents said they had no religion – an increase of 7% on 2019. This latest surge means that the overall… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed the announcement that enclosed gamebirds are to be included within enhanced livestock worrying legislation in England and Wales. Listing enclosed gamebirds and increasing police powers for dealing with incidents of livestock worrying are just two parts of a wider Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill introduced… Read more »
There is a gap between the government’s rhetoric and the reality many victims of trafficking are living.