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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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Jersey Assembly votes for humane right to die law

Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »

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Expenses scandal has overshadowed parliament for a year
Expenses appeal: Parliament ‘terrorised’ by media

By politics.co.uk staff Lawyers defending the three former Labour MPs and one peer facing a criminal trial over their expenses claims suggested parliament had been terrorised by the media yesterday. Edward Fitzgerald QC, representing former Scunthorpe MP Elliot Morley, suggested “the terrorisation of parliament by a massive press campaign” had occurred in the last year,… Read more »