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Highest number of MPs ever take secular affirmation

The UK has elected the most openly non-religious House of Commons in history, with roughly 40% of MPs during their swearing-in ceremony choosing to take the secular affirmation instead of a religious oath to God, up from 24% after the 2019 election. These include the Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer and 50% of the Cabinet…. Read more »

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MDU urges new government to reform healthcare regulation to boost morale

Responding to today’s general election result, Dr Michael Devlin, Medical Defence Union (MDU) head of professional standards said: “A new government always finds plenty of problems waiting for them on the desk. Sadly, it has become too familiar for us to see a healthcare workforce that is over stretched and under supported. This was reflected… Read more »

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Why Reform and Nigel Farage’s electoral insurgency has stalled

The below content first appeared in Politics.co.uk’s Politics@Lunch newsletter, sign-up for free and never miss this essential election briefing. In the months leading up to this election campaign, now fast approaching its terminus, Reform UK remained shrouded in political mystery. That is despite the party polling consistently in the double-digits since the start of 2024. The… Read more »