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Double royal recognition for MDU’s employee training programmes

The excellence of the Medical Defence Union’s training for its membership and medico-legal team has been recognised by HRH the Princess Royal. City and Guilds group has awarded the Medical Defence Union (MDU) with two Princess Royal Training awards. The awards were made for the MDU’s membership development and medico-legal assistant training programmes. The not for profit,… Read more »

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MDU reveals over 99% of requests for help with medico-legal cases are supported

MDU reveals over 99% of requests for help with medico-legal cases are supported Leading not for profit indemnifier, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) revealed today that almost all the requests it receives from its healthcare professional members for help with medico-legal issues are supported. The MDU provides full assistance, which can include legal defence and… Read more »

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Some prisoners may still be denied the right to vote depending on their crime and sentence
Prisoners may get the vote after euro-ruling

By Peter Wozniak Britain’s 140-year old law stripping prisoners of the right to vote may be set for the scrapheap, as the government reportedly submits to a European ruling. The move would make many Tories furious given the source of the judgment, but has delighted reformists who called the decision “historic”. The European Court of… Read more »

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Campaigners hope their legal challenge will herald the end for the ban on gay marriage
Lesbians go for first gay marriage

By politics.co.uk staff Campaigners are set to launch their concerted legal bid to push through a change in the law preventing gay marriage. Reverend Sharon Ferguson and Franka Strietzel will apply tomorrow for a civil marriage licence at Greenwich registry office, beginning the first steps of the ‘Equal Love’ campaign. If, as the campaigners expect,… Read more »