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Government Food Strategy slammed as “wholly inadequate” by campaigners warning of a “national food emergency”

The Food and Work Network – a coalition of academics, public health professionals, trade unionists and community activists based at Birkbeck College, University of London – today slammed as “wholly inadequate” the Government’s Food Strategy,  arguing that “it’s time to declare a National Food Emergency” to reflect the gravity of the situation. The Network has… Read more »

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Arrest count reaches 57 after tuition fees violence

By politics.co.uk staff Police are continuing to investigate last week’s tuition fees protest, after three further arrests took place on Friday and Saturday. Initially 54 people were arrested in connection with the violence seen at 30 Millbank, the building containing the Conservative party’s campaign headquarters, on Wednesday. These are thought to be the core group… Read more »

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Nick Clegg's general election promises have come back to haunt him
Tuition fee ‘decapitation’ plan against Lib Dems

By politics.co.uk staff The National Union of Students (NUS) is drawing up plans to persuade students away from supporting the Liberal Democrats at the next general election. President Aaron Porter told the Observer newspaper his team would bid to highlight the Lib Dems’ U-turn on tuition fees by focusing their efforts on Lib Dems in… Read more »