The Health and Social Care Committee’s report on assisted dying has been published today. Humanists UK has welcomed the evidence-based nature of the report, but expressed disappointment that the committee missed the opportunity to draw firm conclusions or recommend specific changes to the law. Although the report does not make any recommendations for or against legislative… Read more »
Today the GMC has issued a formal apology for taking regulatory action against a number of doctors because they had convictions based on sexuality. The GMC has said it is ‘truly sorry’ for compounding the harm caused by homophobic laws and attitudes, that were in place into the 1980s and beyond. Reacting to the news, Dr Caroline… Read more »
The next general election must be held before January 2025, leaving prime minister Rishi Sunak with plenty of options.
Grant Shapps has insisted the Conservatives “absolutely” can turn around their electoral fortunes in the wake of a poll that suggests the party is heading for a 1997-style wipeout. The poll, conducted by YouGov, predicts that the Conservative Party would win just 169 seats, with Labour on 385. It would give Labour leader Keir Starmer… Read more »