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Phoenix Group comments on the triple lock analysis in The Times

“Decisions around the state pension triple lock carry huge political significance given the impact on a large proportion of the electorate. Over half of retirees derive the majority of their retirement income from the state pension*, so any changes to the triple lock will have a material impact on the day-to-day lives of millions of… Read more »

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A Commons vote means murder suspects can no longer claim their partner's infidelity as a partial defence
Infidelity murder defence to end

By Emmeline Saunders The right of murder suspects to use their partner’s sexual infidelity as a partial defence in court is set to end. Ministers are pushing ahead with the plans after they were thrown out by the Lords last month – hailed by shadow justice secretary Dominic Grieve as “a victory for common sense”…. Read more »

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A Liberty demonstration against Mr McKinnon's extradition
MPs attack Johnson over McKinnon extradition

By Alex Stevenson Home secretary Alan Johnson rejected claims that Britain’s extradition reputation was “going to hell in a hand cart”, as he was grilled by MPs over the potential extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon. Mr Johnson restated his claims he was utterly powerless to stop the extradition of Mr McKinnon, a UFO enthusiast… Read more »