Tax rise payments from over 8 million people needed to fund NHS litigation An influential parliamentary committee has been warned by the Medical Defence Union (MDU) that the Health and Social Care Levy of 1.25% could be swallowed up by the amounts being paid out each year in NHS clinical negligence claims. In evidence to… Read more »
Plans to allow doctors to help terminally ill adults end their lives moved closer to becoming law today, after a new Assisted Dying Bill passed its second reading in the House of Lords. Humanists UK, which campaigns to legalise assisted dying for both the terminally ill and incurably suffering, has praised today’s debate for its… Read more »
Andrew Mitchell’s campaign to clear his name in the wake of the ‘plebgate’ affair which forced him from the Cabinet has gone firmly on to the offensive this weekend.
Andrew Mitchell and Downing Street have entered into a damaging war of words, as the former chief whip suggested the government tried to play down an alleged conspiracy by police officers.