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House of Lords votes for at-home abortion provision

During last night’s late night sitting in the House of Lords, running beyond 2am, peers voted to allow women to continue to access abortion services at home. Prior to Covid, women were required to attend a clinic in person to access abortion pills. But since then, they have been able to receive the pills by post. The… Read more »

BASC launches second newspaper campaign
BASC commits to hen harrier recovery plan

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has committed to contributing £75,000 towards Natural England’s hen harrier recovery work over the next three years, via its Legacy Fund. Three annual payments of £25,000 will aid Natural England’s objectives of winter roost monitoring, support and education around diversionary feeding, and the southern reintroduction of the species. The three-year agreement follows… Read more »

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£15 billion needed for post-pandemic education recovery

An education think tank has revealed that £10-15 billion of extra funding is required to help schoolchildren catch up on lost learning. The Education Policy Institute has published a report showing that 3 months’ worth of learning has been lost during the covide pandemic, due to home schooling, with further losses expected. Dr. Luke Sibieta,… Read more »