Category: UK news

Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy

If we want more women with children to become MPs, we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons As the Speaker welcomes cats into the chamber, last night his deputy criticised my parenting for bringing my toddler to the voting lobbies. She demanded I hand her over to her instead, despite being…
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Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy

If we want more women with children to become MPs, we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons As the Speaker welcomes cats into the chamber, last night his deputy criticised my parenting for bringing my toddler to the voting lobbies. She demanded I hand her over to her instead, despite being…
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Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy

If we want more women with children to become MPs, we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons As the Speaker welcomes cats into the chamber, last night his deputy criticised my parenting for bringing my toddler to the voting lobbies. She demanded I hand her over to her instead, despite being…
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Is Boris Johnson to blame for my dad’s death? I hope the Covid inquiry will tell me | Hannah Brady

The PM has been accused of trying to cover up mistakes in the pandemic. Now grieving families like mine will learn the truth It’s been just over two years since Dad died. That’s two years of unprocessed grief shelved in the campaign for justice, but finally the public inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic has been…
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Is Boris Johnson to blame for my dad’s death? I hope the Covid inquiry will tell me | Hannah Brady

The PM has been accused of trying to cover up mistakes in the pandemic. Now grieving families like mine will learn the truth It’s been just over two years since Dad died. That’s two years of unprocessed grief shelved in the campaign for justice, but finally the public inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic has been…
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Is Boris Johnson to blame for my dad’s death? I hope the Covid inquiry will tell me | Hannah Brady

The PM has been accused of trying to cover up mistakes in the pandemic. Now grieving families like mine will learn the truth It’s been just over two years since Dad died. That’s two years of unprocessed grief shelved in the campaign for justice, but finally the public inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic has been…
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Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? | George Monbiot

Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil What can you say about governments that, in the midst of a global food crisis, choose instead to feed machines? You might say they were crazy, uncaring or cruel. But these…
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Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? | George Monbiot

Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil What can you say about governments that, in the midst of a global food crisis, choose instead to feed machines? You might say they were crazy, uncaring or cruel. But these…
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Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? | George Monbiot

Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil What can you say about governments that, in the midst of a global food crisis, choose instead to feed machines? You might say they were crazy, uncaring or cruel. But these…
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Yes, the number of Covid cases in the UK is rising – but that is no cause for alarm | Matt Hancock

With vaccines preventing most serious illness and death, any talk of bringing back restrictions is pure scaremongering Four months ago, the UK took the decision to end all remaining legal Covid-19 restrictions, becoming the first major country in the world to do so. While some said it was too soon and that it would lead…
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