The government announced today that they would intervene to enforce abortion laws in Northern Ireland. The secretary for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, said that “doing nothing actually means that people are at risk”. The DUP contested the decision, saying it was up to Northern Ireland to decide on its own rules.
The secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, Robert Jenrick, has announced plans to send independent commissioners to Liverpool in order to fix the city’s “pervasive and rotten” council. It comes following December’s arrest of the Liverpool mayor, Joe Anderson, on bribery and witness intimidation allegations, and a damning report looking into the… Read more »