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MDU appoints new commercial director as digital services grow

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), a mutual membership body offering indemnity and medico-legal support to doctors and dental professionals, has appointed Andrew Archibald to the role of commercial director. Andrew and team are responsible for leading the development and growth of the MDU’s products and services to 200,000 doctor and dentist members. Having worked in… Read more »

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Curriculum Bill passes stage one in Senedd

A Bill that will make religious education in Wales fully inclusive of humanism has passed the first stage before becoming law. Wales Humanists – which has long campaigned for this change – has strongly welcomed the news, saying the Bill will make Wales ‘a world-leader in inclusive education’. Following a debate, Senedd members today voted… Read more »

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PM pays tribute to 50,000 Bevin Boys
Brown recognises Bevin Boys’ war effort contribution

The prime minister has paid tribute to the “incredibly important” contribution of the young men conscripted into coal mining during the second world war. Named after labour and national service minister Ernest Bevin, the Bevin Boys were tasked to work in Britain’s coalmines between 1943 and 1948. Almost 50,000 men aged 18 to 25 –… Read more »

Teachers ban military 'recruitment'
Tories condemn MoD school recruitment ban

The Conservatives have condemned teachers’ call to ban military visits to schools. The NUT conference today agreed Ministry of Defence (MoD) visits to schools amount to recruitment and target young people with “misleading propaganda”. The MoD denies it actively recruits in schools but teachers told the NUT conference MoD representatives deliberately target students in deprived… Read more »