The Disestablishment of the Church of England Bill had its first reading in the UK Parliament today. The Bill would disestablish the Church of England and remove the automatic right of bishops to sit in the House of Lords. Humanists UK, which campaigns for a secular state, welcomed the introduction of the Bill. The Bill,… Read more »
Northern Ireland’s shooting and countryside organisations recently met with Police Service of Northern Ireland Firearms and Explosives Branch (PSNI FEB) staff and senior officials from the Department of Justice (DoJ) in Belfast. Formed in May 2021, the Northern Ireland Firearms Representative Group (NIFRG) is an umbrella group which brings together 10 national and local shooting and… Read more »
Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of prioritising tax cuts to help with the Conservative re-election campaign over helping families through the cost-of-living crisis. During a noisy Prime Minister’s Questions, Labour’s leader charged Johnson with cynically timing an income tax cut in 2024, when the next general election is due to take place. “That’s not… Read more »
Downing Street has reiterated Boris Johnson’s belief he did not misled MPs over Partygate, despite the Metropolitan Police confirming laws were broken by government officials.