The Food and Work Network – a coalition of academics, public health professionals, trade unionists and community activists based at Birkbeck College, University of London – today slammed as “wholly inadequate” the Government’s Food Strategy, arguing that “it’s time to declare a National Food Emergency” to reflect the gravity of the situation. The Network has… Read more »
The Medical Defence Union (MDU) says it is extremely worrying that the amount of money earmarked to cover the cost of clinical negligence claims against the NHS in the UK has risen to £86 billion. The astonishing figure, just published in the Whole of Government Accounts for the year to March 2020 has increased more than fourfold… Read more »
Disgraced former Cabinet minister David Laws could be the subject of an investigation into his expenses claims by the police, according to reports.
David Laws’ return to government rests on a crucial standards report on his expenses claims due this week.