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Humanists UK welcomes Ofsted’s call to tackle illegal schools and improve RE

Ofsted has called on the Government to take action on illegal schools. The call came in Ofsted’s latest annual report, published yesterday. The report also highlighted that religious education (RE) provision in English state schools is ‘not fit for purpose’, and that independent faith schools perform very badly in Ofsted inspections. Humanists UK, which has led the… Read more »

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Dual regulation for medical professionals is risky and unfair says MDU

Speaking at an event today, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said the expected arrival of a dual system of regulation at the GMC next year could introduce confusion to an already outdated system of healthcare professional regulation. While speaking at the Westminster Health Forum event today on Next steps for professional healthcare regulation in the UK,… Read more »

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Recall petition ousts Margaret Ferrier as an MP

The recall petition recently held in the constituency of Rutherglen and Hamilton West has generated enough support to remove the sitting MP and trigger a by-election in the seat. During the last 6 weeks, over 11,896 (14.7%) of the electorate in Rutherglen and Hamilton West signed the petition.  This was well in excess of the… Read more »

Covid inquiry should not see ‘unambiguously irrelevant’ WhatsApps, Cabinet Office to tell High Court

Lawyers for the Cabinet Office will tell the High Court today that the UK’s Official Covid inquiry should not see “unambiguously irrelevant” material, as the government’s legal challenge over the inquiry’s demand for former prime minister Boris Johnson’s unredacted messages begins.  The government is bringing a judicial review over inquiry chairwoman Baroness Hallett’s order to… Read more »