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Humanists UK welcomes Ofsted’s call to tackle illegal schools and improve RE

Ofsted has called on the Government to take action on illegal schools. The call came in Ofsted’s latest annual report, published yesterday. The report also highlighted that religious education (RE) provision in English state schools is ‘not fit for purpose’, and that independent faith schools perform very badly in Ofsted inspections. Humanists UK, which has led the… Read more »

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Dual regulation for medical professionals is risky and unfair says MDU

Speaking at an event today, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said the expected arrival of a dual system of regulation at the GMC next year could introduce confusion to an already outdated system of healthcare professional regulation. While speaking at the Westminster Health Forum event today on Next steps for professional healthcare regulation in the UK,… Read more »

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World Press Freedom Day brings focus on Johnston
UK: Govts have ‘duty’ to support free press

The government has used World Press Freedom Day to affirm its commitment to defend and protect media workers, who it claims are too often targeted for their work. News organisations across the globe are celebrating Press Freedom Day, which was launched by the UN in 1993. Vigils are also being held for Alan Johnston, the… Read more »

Home Office denies leaking unofficial terror updates
Anti-terror leak inquiry ‘in the public interest’

Opposition politicians and human rights groups have increased calls for an investigation into counter-terrorism leaks, after it was claimed media leaks comprised investigations. The Conservatives have written to the cabinet secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell formally requesting an inquiry into the leaking of counter-terrorism operations in Birmingham on January 31st. The Liberal Democrats are also calling… Read more »