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Supervising provisionally registered dentists will increase workload and accountability, DDU says

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has raised concerns about the increased workload and accountability for dentists taking on the supervision of provisionally registered colleagues who qualified overseas. Responding to Department of Health and Social Care provisional registration for overseas-qualified dentists the DDU says it has profound misgivings about whether the system being proposed is workable and practical from a workforce and patient safety… Read more »

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Cumbria Police on track to reduce the backlog

A commitment to tackle firearms licensing delays made during a meeting between BASC and Cumbria Police has been reinforced at a follow-up meeting. Cumbria Police revealed during the latest meeting with BASC that it is making rapid progress and has reduced its backlog of renewals by 57 per cent since the introduction of new resources in… Read more »

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Hughes announces fairer private rented sector white paper

In a statement to the House of Commons, housing under-secretary Eddie Hughes announced to MPs the government’s intended white paper to introduce a fairer private rented sector. Hughes lorded the plans as “the biggest set of reforms in a generation”. Labour welcomed the move, but shadow minister Matthew Pennycook was cautious given that the government… Read more »

Johnson launches housing plans in wake of backbench revolt

This afternoon Boris Johnson has addressed rising prices and launched new housing plans in an apparent attempt to relaunch his premiership following Monday’s vote of confidence. Earlier today levelling up and housing secretary Michael Gove said plans to expand “Right to Buy” would be capped to a certain number, which he failed to disclose. Speaking… Read more »