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New habitat management course woefully inadequate, says sector

The removal of gamekeeping and wildlife management courses from the education syllabus by 2023 has been described by the rural sector as “deeply concerning” in an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi. The letter states the removal of the Land & Wildlife course within the new T Level system will… Read more »

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Women doctors need government action to help them up the career ladder, the report suggests
Women doctors ‘need govt help’

By Emmeline Saunders Female doctors should be given more help to reach the top of their profession, according to a new report by a working group. Introducing part-time working hours, flexible training and improving access to childcare and carers are among the recommendations laid out in the report by the National Working Group on Women… Read more »

Alan Johnson at the Labour party conference earlier this month
Johnson launches anti-social behaviour drive

by staff A crack down on anti-social behaviour is being launched by the home secretary today, in a bid to reclaim ground on the issue. There will now be a clear “expectation” of legal action against those who break Asbos (anti-social behaviour orders), with police and local councils being given until March to meet… Read more »