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 »
The House of Commons put on a united front this afternoon with a rare standing ovation for the Ukrainian ambassador to the UK.
Nato’s former deputy supreme allied commander has firmly rejected the idea of implementing a no-fly zone in Ukraine. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, warned the move could provoke a “third world war”. “This is not like Iraq; we’re up against sophisticated enemy with very capable air defence… Read more »