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MDU appoints new commercial director as digital services grow

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), a mutual membership body offering indemnity and medico-legal support to doctors and dental professionals, has appointed Andrew Archibald to the role of commercial director. Andrew and team are responsible for leading the development and growth of the MDU’s products and services to 200,000 doctor and dentist members. Having worked in… Read more »

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Curriculum Bill passes stage one in Senedd

A Bill that will make religious education in Wales fully inclusive of humanism has passed the first stage before becoming law. Wales Humanists – which has long campaigned for this change – has strongly welcomed the news, saying the Bill will make Wales ‘a world-leader in inclusive education’. Following a debate, Senedd members today voted… Read more »

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Delegates in Manchester get tearful over Tony Blair's final conference speech
Activists praise a ‘speech of a lifetime’

Tony Blair’s final Labour conference address as party leader was described as “the speech of a lifetime” by delegates in Manchester today. “You need that kind of inspirational speech to actually motivate and I think he did a remarkable job,” said Nottingham councillor Malcolm Wood. He told politics.co.uk that the wide-ranging speech, in which Mr… Read more »

Peter Mandelson said Gordon Brown never got over losing out on the Labour leadership in 1994
Mandelson: Blair-Brown rift a storm in an eggcup

Arch Blairite Peter Mandelson has said Gordon Brown never got over losing out on leadership of the Labour party in 1994. A “deep breach” opened up between the Brown-Blair camps after the latter was elected party leader, the EU trade commissioner claimed. However, he insisted the prime minister would welcome Mr Brown as future leader…. Read more »