David Davis says Theresa May hasn’t read full reports on the impact of Brexit, only summaries

Theresa May was put on the spot today after David Davissuggested she had not bothered to read the “excruciating detail” of secret Whitehall studies into the impact of Brexit. In an eyebrow-raising exchange with a Labour MP, Brexit Secretary Mr Davis said … Continue reading David Davis says Theresa May hasn’t read full reports on the impact of Brexit, only summaries

Watchdog warns NHS patients being rushed out of hospital too quickly as readmission rates rise sharply

The number of patients in England being readmitted to hospital within 30 days of discharge has risen by nearly a quarter in the last four years, a watchdog has said. Figures compiled by Healthwatch suggest one in five of these … Continue reading Watchdog warns NHS patients being rushed out of hospital too quickly as readmission rates rise sharply

38 Degrees planning to compile a damning report that will be “impossible for Jeremy Hunt to ignore” about state of the NHS

The expert research needed for this report has already kicked off. And if enough of us chip in, we can make sure they scour every area in England. When it’s finished, here’s what we can do together: Get the damning report in front … Continue reading 38 Degrees planning to compile a damning report that will be “impossible for Jeremy Hunt to ignore” about state of the NHS

Michael Gove makes insensitive “rape joke” about Weinstein

Tory MP Michael Gove was today accused of “trivialising sexual assault” after comments he made comparing a tough radio interview to going into Harvey Weinstein’s bedroom. Source: Evening Standard Gove’s highly insensitive comments come just days after comedian James Corden … Continue reading Michael Gove makes insensitive “rape joke” about Weinstein

Peston reminds people that if the Tories don’t secure a Brexit deal, multinational businesses will start moving abroad

“People in this country forget this,” he told LBC listener Richard. “We are a very open economy, governments for 30 years went around the world saying to international business ‘set up in Britain for access to the single market’. “The … Continue reading Peston reminds people that if the Tories don’t secure a Brexit deal, multinational businesses will start moving abroad

Heaton-Harris might have breached the MP’s code of conduct by using parliamentary headed notepaper to write to universities

Jo Johnson, the universities minister, insisted that Mr Heaton-Harris had been pursuing an “academic inquiry” that may “lead to a book on these questions”. However, Tom Brake, the Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman, said that because a book is “a private … Continue reading Heaton-Harris might have breached the MP’s code of conduct by using parliamentary headed notepaper to write to universities

Having an abortion if pregnant from rape is a “second wrong”, claims Rees-Mogg

Mr Rees-Mogg also called abortions after rape a “second wrong” in a heated exchange with BBC 5 Live presenter Emma Barnett. He said: “A great wrong has been created at the point of a rape. The question is – does … Continue reading Having an abortion if pregnant from rape is a “second wrong”, claims Rees-Mogg