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Irish Sea ‘border’ looks set to stay - Biggest problem for unionism is that perceived betrayal comes from Britain
Biggest problem for unionism is that perceived betrayal comes from Britain
reddit | Politics | 1 mins ago
 
16 and 17 year olds secure the right to vote in Wales today
16 and 17 year olds can now officially vote in Wales for Senedd elections. Votes at 16 & 17 come into force on Monday, as part of the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Act 2020.Next ye
reddit | Politics | 39 mins ago
 
MPs set to rebel over voting in person amid return to the Commons
The government faces a rebellion tomorrow over its insistence that MPs must vote in person at Westminster.Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Commons leader, has tabled a motion for tomorrow which specifies that MPs
reddit | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Tom Watson peerage rejected by Lords vetting commission - reports
Former Labour deputy leader had been put forward for peerage by Jeremy Corbyn
theguardian | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Martin Rowson on the return of horse racing and parliament — cartoon
Senior MPs have warned that many elderly members of parliament and those with health conditions will be “disenfranchised” and put at risk of contracting Covid-19 if they are forced back to the House of Commons for debates and votes this wee ...
theguardian | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
Sky News Breaking on Twitter - The Government has included an additional 445 deaths which had previously not been included in the daily figures which means the total number of recorded deaths is 556 higher than as was reported yesterday
“The Government has included an additional 445 deaths which had previously not been included in the daily figures which means the total number of recorded deaths is 556 higher than as was reported yesterday”
reddit | Politics | 2 hrs ago
 
The Guardian view on nurseries: a case of neglect | Editorial
Editorial: The low status of early years education harms women as well as children
theguardian | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
UK would veto Russia’s return to G7. Boris Johnson’s spokesperson says UK will not support move unless Moscow ‘ceases aggressive and destabilizing activity.’
Boris Johnson’s spokesperson says UK will not support move unless Moscow ‘ceases aggressive and destabilizing activity.’
reddit | Politics | 3 hrs ago
 
Dominic Raab has described the government approach to easing lockdown as "cautious". 63% of Britons, however, say it has not been cautious enough. This includes 48% of Conservative voters
“Dominic Raab has described the government approach to easing lockdown as "cautious". 63% of Britons, however, say it has not been cautious enough. This includes 48% of Conservative voters https://t.co/fv84FTx7Lv”
reddit | Politics | 4 hrs ago
 
Here's how much the public rates the Tories after Dominic Cummings scandal - INCOMPETENT, out of touch and untrustworthy — that's the growing opinion about the Tories, according to a new poll
INCOMPETENT, out of touch and untrustworthy — that's the growing opinion about the Tories, according to a new poll.
reddit | Politics | 4 hrs ago
 
To prevent a chaotic end to lockdown, the public should be told the true risks | Simon Jenkins
Give us the facts. The government scared British people into their homes – now it must reassure them back out, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins
theguardian | Politics | 4 hrs ago
 
Plan to scrap digital votes as Parliament returns
Some MPs have reacted angrily to proposals forcing them to vote in person on their return this week.
bbc | Politics | 5 hrs ago
 
Nearly 70 hospital trusts report no coronavirus deaths in 48 hours
More than half of London's hospital trusts recorded no fatalities over the weekend, revealed Oxford University researchers who analysed NHS England data.
reddit | Politics | 5 hrs ago
 
The ghosts of the care-home dead will come back to haunt this government | Polly Toynbee
Victims of systematic ageism, UK care homes were subject to a litany of failures that exposed our most vulnerable to Covid-19, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee
theguardian | Politics | 5 hrs ago
 
Government fails to distance Dominic Cummings from sex discrimination case
Boris Johnson aide could be personally liable in tribunal case brought by sacked adviser
reddit | Politics | 5 hrs ago
 
NHS ordered to rush out ‘meaningless’ covid antibody tests ahead of PM’s deadline
NHS pathology labs have been given just two days to roll out thousands of antibody tests, amid a push to reach a covid-19 testing target set out by Boris Johnson.
reddit | Politics | 7 hrs ago
 
The EU’s recovery fund is a benefit of Brexit as bloc takes steps that would have been vetoed if UK still a member
The bloc takes steps that would have been impossible with Britain as a member
reddit | Politics | 7 hrs ago
 
Dominic Cummings uproar threatens Union, veteran Tories say
The row over Dominic Cummings has put the Union at risk by damaging the appeal of the Scottish Conservatives at the Holyrood elections next year, veteran Tories say.Former elected members and advisers
reddit | Politics | 8 hrs ago
 
Esther Webber: Just had it confirmed that while the govt tries to go ahead with physical voting for MPs, the House of Lords is preparing to move to a fully digital system
“Amazing. Just had it confirmed that while the govt tries to go ahead with physical voting for MPs, the House of Lords is preparing to move to a fully digital system”
reddit | Politics | 8 hrs ago
 
Yougov - 2020-05-30 CON: 45% (-) LAB: 35% (+2) LDEM: 6% (-6) SNP: 5% (+1) GRN: 5% (+2) PC: 0% (-) @flaviblePolitic
“Yougov - 2020-05-30 CON: 45% (-) LAB: 35% (+2) LDEM: 6% (-6) SNP: 5% (+1) GRN: 5% (+2) PC: 0% (-) Flavible Projection CON: 350 (-15) LAB: 217 (+14) SNP: 55 (+7) LDEM: 5 (-6) PC: 4 (-) GRN: 1 (-) *Changes with GE https://t.co/CA09paePbr”
reddit | Politics | 8 hrs ago
 
How Public Funds Are Being Used to Attack Teachers’ Unions - Right-wing lobby group the New Schools Network receives 83% of its funding from the public despite being an 'independent charity' – and now it is devoting its resources to attacking teachers' unions.
Right-wing lobby group the New Schools Network receives 83% of its funding from the public despite being an 'independent charity' – and now it is devoting its resources to attacking teachers' unions.
reddit | Politics | 9 hrs ago
 
By relaxing lockdown for shielders, the government is playing with people's live | Frances Ryan
The most vulnerable have been told they can now go out. But where is the evidence behind this U-turn, asks Guardian columnist Frances Ryan
theguardian | Politics | 9 hrs ago
 
The EU thinks the UK may want the Brexit trade deal talks to fail
Experts predict a 'bust-up' at this weeks trade talks between the UK and EU. However, the UK is not set to walk away as Boris Johnson has threatened.
reddit | Politics | 9 hrs ago
 
Matt Chorley - Big row brewing over forcing MPs to vote in person.
“Big row brewing over forcing MPs to vote in person. As many as 250 MPs might stay away for health/age/travel/childcare reasons. So if you live in their seat, you don't get a say. And practicalities of voting while social distancing are *crazy* ...
reddit | Politics | 10 hrs ago
 
Chaos of Government’s coronavirus test & trace scheme 'will last for weeks because it was launched so badly'
CHAOS hitting the Government’s test and trace scheme will last weeks because it was launched so badly, insiders have warned. After three days contact tracers are still plagued by major tech glitche…
reddit | Politics | 10 hrs ago
 
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