* general election 2010

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Oldham East and Saddleworth hearing continues
Court hears of Woolas ‘s*** or bust’ strategy

By politics.co.uk staff Labour MP Phil Woolas ran a “dirty tricks” campaign in a bid to “make the white folk angry”, an unusual election court heard yesterday. The Oldham East and Saddleworth MP was alleged to have claimed Liberal Democrat challenger Elwyn Watkins had tried to “woo” Muslim extremists on the first day of a… Read more »

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New national food strategy offers ‘little more than crumbs’

Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »

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MDU and CORESS partner to promote safety in surgical practice

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »

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Election court will sit in Saddleworth
Court challenge to Saddleworth result begins

By politics.co.uk staff Shadow immigration minister Phil Woolas faces a five-day fight in court to save his Oldham East and Saddleworth seat from his Liberal Democrat challenger. Elwyn Watkins fell 103 votes short of Mr Woolas in Oldham East and Saddleworth this May but believes his defeat is due to foul play by the Labour… Read more »