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10 Years On: Humanists UK reflects on Same-Sex Marriage Act coming into force

Humanists UK is celebrating the ten year anniversary of the first same-sex marriages in England and Wales. Whereas the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Act received Royal Assent on 17 July 2013, it took some time to implement this change, so the Act only came into force the following year. The first same-sex marriages took place just after midnight… Read more »

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Think tank warns of nationwide income squeeze as Ukraine conflict pushes inflation to 40 year high
Britain must brace itself for income squeeze

Britain must brace itself for the biggest income squeeze in generations as war in Ukraine pushes inflation to 40 year high, a progressive think tank has warned this morning. The conflict in Ukraine is forecast to further push up energy prices and wider inflation, to over 8 per cent this Spring. This will cause typical… Read more »

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Labour slams govt for tax hike as prices rise at fastest rate in 10 years
Labour attacks government over tax hike as prices rise

The cost of living soared 5.1% in the 12 months leading up to November 2021, up from 4.2% in October, and the highest hike since September 2011. Surging costs of transport and energy were mostly responsible for the rise, which far surpassed forecasts of a 4.7% jump, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS)…. Read more »