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 »
The customs partnership and max-fac models are dead, but David Davis has invented some new unicorns to solve the Irish border problem over Brexit
David Davis is going to throw everything at the Irish border problem, so that he can get the UK out of the customs union and single market during Brexit. And he’s going to fail. Here’s why.