Catholic Herald accuses government of having an “imprecise and shiftily disingenuous Counter-Extremism Strategy”

The Catholic Herald have warned that counter-extremism measures after the recent terrorist attacks may cause “very serious threats to religious freedom in the years to come.” They accuse the government of not being specific with the term extremism, and say … Continue reading Catholic Herald accuses government of having an “imprecise and shiftily disingenuous Counter-Extremism Strategy”

Disabled MP Jared O’Mara accuses Tories of ‘eugenics’ policies to make disabled people ‘suffer and die’

Jared O’Mara, the new MP for Sheffield Hallam, has criticised the Conservatives’ over their dismantling of the benefit system which makes disabled people “suffer and die”. He said they have “completely torn up the welfare system” and has declared his … Continue reading Disabled MP Jared O’Mara accuses Tories of ‘eugenics’ policies to make disabled people ‘suffer and die’

A quarter of care services are failing on safety and a third of nursing homes are unsafe

Age UK has said vulnerable people are playing “Russian roulette” when they need care in England, as a quarter of services are failing on safety, and a third of nursing homes are unsafe. The major problems found were drug errors, … Continue reading A quarter of care services are failing on safety and a third of nursing homes are unsafe

Coogan says the government has been “slowly killing state education with death by a thousand cuts”

Steve Coogan has accused the government of going through the backdoor to kill state education with “death by a thousand cuts”. He insists state education is “not a privilege – it’s a right.” He says he is not prepared to … Continue reading Coogan says the government has been “slowly killing state education with death by a thousand cuts”

Tory Minister suggests Waspi women take up an apprenticeship as a route to re-employment

Tory Minister Guy Opperman has suggested women affected by the changing of pension age from 60 to 65 could take up an apprenticeship as a route to re-employment, in a statement which has “enraged” Waspi women and met with cries … Continue reading Tory Minister suggests Waspi women take up an apprenticeship as a route to re-employment

Former Tory MP who served time says prison suicide rates are soaring due to Osborne’s cuts

Jonathan Aitken, a former Tory MP who served a seven month prison sentence for perjury in 1999, has written for the Guardian to talk about the soaring rate of suicides in prisons, which he attributes to Osborne’s “legacy” of a … Continue reading Former Tory MP who served time says prison suicide rates are soaring due to Osborne’s cuts

Theresa May can’t assure a family won’t be deported, despite very real threat of FGM against 3-year-old girl

Hannah Bardell, an SNP MP, raised the issue to Theresa May about one of her constituents – a woman who is being deported despite the very real threat of her 3-year-old daughter becoming a victim of female genital mutilation. The … Continue reading Theresa May can’t assure a family won’t be deported, despite very real threat of FGM against 3-year-old girl