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MDU initiative sees foundation doctor members raise over £30,000 for the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund and the Doctors’ Support Network

Foundation Year 1 members (FY1) of the Medical Defence Union (MDU) have raised over £30,000 which will be divided between the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund and the Doctors’ Support Network, two charities which provide health, wellbeing and financial support to doctors and medical students across the UK. The MDU reduced the first-year subscription from £10 to £5 for… Read more »

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Government to take firmer stance on religious ‘conversion therapy’

Mike Freer, the Minister for Equalities, has confirmed that the Government’s proposed ban on so-called ‘conversion therapy’ will cover both practices that take place in religious settings and those that are carried out by ministers of religion. LGBT Humanists has previously called on the Government to close loopholes in its proposals on religious conversion therapy. Today it has welcomed… Read more »

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New polls see Lib Dem support firm up

By staff The view of the Liberal Democrat surge a flash in the pan looks set to be proved wrong with a handful of new polls consolidating the party’s position this morning. An Angus Reid/PoliticalBetting poll put the Tories on 32%, down six, the Lib Dems on 32%, up ten, and Labour on just… Read more »

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Lib Dem surge changes the rules of the game

By Ian Dunt An unprecedented surge in support for the Liberal Democrats has changed the face of the election campaign with just weeks to go until polling day. One poll today put Britain’s third party in first place, a situation which would have been unthinkable just days ago. A separate poll put the Lib Dems… Read more »