Tax rise payments from over 8 million people needed to fund NHS litigation An influential parliamentary committee has been warned by the Medical Defence Union (MDU) that the Health and Social Care Levy of 1.25% could be swallowed up by the amounts being paid out each year in NHS clinical negligence claims. In evidence to… Read more »
Plans to allow doctors to help terminally ill adults end their lives moved closer to becoming law today, after a new Assisted Dying Bill passed its second reading in the House of Lords. Humanists UK, which campaigns to legalise assisted dying for both the terminally ill and incurably suffering, has praised today’s debate for its… Read more »
Politicians from all parties have condemned the racist abuse directed towards black England players.
Labour has started a petition encouraging Conservative MP Lee Anderson to continue his England football match boycott ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2020 final. The MP for Ashfield has refused to watch England matches in protest at the players taking the knee before kick-off. Labour has cheekily suggested that he has been the jinx all along,… Read more »