Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Politics

Politics

Rudd faces calls to quit over Windrush scandal

The Home Secretary is facing calls to resign over the Windrush scandal, as the Labour leader prepares to lay the blame squarely at Theresa May's feet. ...

Archives may hold proof of Windrush migrants' arrivals

Windrush generation migrants may have been handed a lifeline after it emerged records of their arrival in the UK should be in the National Archives. ...

Welsh First Minister to stand down amid bullying row

Carwyn Jones, the First Minister of Wales, has announced he is to stand down in the autumn. The...

Charles 'honoured' to be next head of Commonwealth

It has been confirmed that The Prince of Wales will take over from the Queen as the next head of the Commonwealth. ...

PM to consider compensation for Windrush migrants

The Government will consider compensating affected Windrush migrants, Theresa May has said. The Prime Minister described members of...

Former May aide quits Twitter in migration row

Former Downing Street aide Nick Timothy has apparently quit Twitter after defending Theresa May over vans that told illegal immigrants to "go home or face arrest". ...

Rivers of Blood: The speech that divided a nation

Fifty years ago today, on 20 April 1968, the austere shadow defence secretary Enoch Powell MP made a speech in Birmingham.   ...

Jowell first to donate medical data to cancer database

Dame Tessa Jowell has become the first patient to donate her medical data to a global cancer database. ...

Fifty years since Powell's Rivers of Blood speech

For many, it was a speech designed to shock and appal; for others, the politician spoke a certain truth no one else dared speak. Sky News revisits the notorious address. Source link

Ministers told to 'act now' on vaginal mesh

The Government must act now to suspend all types of surgical mesh, MPs warned in a heated two-hour debate in the House of Commons. ...

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Labour pledge free bus travel for under-25s

Labour will fund free bus travel for under-25s if they win power, Jeremy Corbyn will announce on Thursday. ...