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14 November 2018 – today’s press releases

It’s been a long day today, with the last press release issued after 10 p.m….

  • Tories “unacceptably risky” on impact of Brexit food shortages
  • Number Ten bows to pressure on FOBT stakes
  • Failures on women’s health becoming the norm
  • DUP “punishment beating” comments unacceptable and dangerous
  • ‘No Brexit’ still a very real possibility
  • Country still none the wiser on PM’s blindfold Brexit
  • Brexit will rob UK of crucial cross-border crime-fighting tools

Tories “unacceptably risky” on impact of Brexit food shortages

Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has warned the Tories are being “unacceptably risky” as a House of Commons committee finds that failures in preparing for Brexit mean food shortages …

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Assange: From Townsville to Knightsbridge via Cloud Cuckoo Land

In Evelyn Waugh’s “Handful of Dust”, the fortunate owner of a fantastic Gothic English country pile, Tony Last, has an idyllic life which is gradually brought crashing down by a series of unfortunate events including betrayal by his wife. He ends the book trapped as a prisoner in the Brazilian jungle – the plaything of an insane tribal chief – having to continually read Charles Dickens’ “Little Dorrit” to the inhabitants.

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The Independent View: Seeking justice across borders

In October last year, Theresa May announced in the House of Commons the Conservatives’ intention to opt-out of 130 measures of EU criminal law cooperation.

We, at Justice Across Borders, are opposed to it – and many others are too – but the reality is, the way this issue has been presented by the Home Secretary, and has been debated so far, means nothing to the man in the street. That is why we have taken on the challenge to start a debate that can be joined by all.

Yesterday, we met the Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal …

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  • User AvatarDavid Evans 25th Feb - 2:16pm
    TCO - In your response to @Paul Holmes you say “And no, many Councils do not have suitable smaller accomodation [sic] to offer for tenants...
  • User AvatarJoe Otten 25th Feb - 1:40pm
    I recall Tim Leunig's Community Land Auctions were one idea to capture planning gain for the public purse. What happened to that?
  • User AvatarJenny Barnes 25th Feb - 1:31pm
    We need to change the rules about planning gain so that the owner of a piece of agricultural land worth 7k£ per acre no longer...
  • User AvatarJoe Otten 25th Feb - 1:22pm
    The term "affordable housing" has a technical definition - rent at 80% of average local market rents; more complex when it comes to "affordable housing"...
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    I have not heard a lot about modular housing lately.Why? There is plenty of experience/knowledge/production about the success of this kind of housing in Europe...
  • User AvatarRhys Taylor 25th Feb - 1:04pm
    Absolutely. I'd urge caution on just sticking a target out there through. We need to make sure that we're delivering the right sort of housing...