The Medical Defence Union (MDU) says it is extremely worrying that the amount of money earmarked to cover the cost of clinical negligence claims against the NHS in the UK has risen to £86 billion. The astonishing figure, just published in the Whole of Government Accounts for the year to March 2020 has increased more than fourfold… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has received ministerial confirmation which quashes claims that country sports will be banned in Wales by 2024. The false information was spread through a series of social media posts in March this year, which made claims that shooting and other country sports would have no future in… Read more »
May’s election results saw the return of the SNP to government, albeit one seat shy of an overall majority. While pundits predicted that independence was back on the agenda, the question of Scottish independence is on a slow simmer rather than a rolling boil as governments in Edinburgh and London focus on the pandemic response…. Read more »
Punitive taxes of this kind make the poor poorer.