Tax rise payments from over 8 million people needed to fund NHS litigation An influential parliamentary committee has been warned by the Medical Defence Union (MDU) that the Health and Social Care Levy of 1.25% could be swallowed up by the amounts being paid out each year in NHS clinical negligence claims. In evidence to… Read more »
Plans to allow doctors to help terminally ill adults end their lives moved closer to becoming law today, after a new Assisted Dying Bill passed its second reading in the House of Lords. Humanists UK, which campaigns to legalise assisted dying for both the terminally ill and incurably suffering, has praised today’s debate for its… Read more »
Them justice secretary is reversing many of the worst elements of Chris Grayling’s reign – but powerful defenders of the status quo will come after him eventually
Crime has fallen in voters’ list of concerns just as fewer incidents are being reported. Are we entering a golden age of tranquility on Britain’s streets, or is something else going on?