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Khan 'not informed' about ban on Extinction Rebellion protests

1 Day ago Politics Source: News.sky.com

Sadiq Khan has said he was not made aware that police were going to impose a ban on Extinction Rebellion protests on the streets of London. read more

Brexit: What can the UK learn from Norway's EU border?

1 Day ago Politics Source: Bbc.co.uk

Norway's border with Sweden – and the EU – is a potential hotspot for smugglers. How is it policed? read more

Antoinette Sandbach Deselected

1 Day ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Former Tory Member of Parliament for Eddisbury Antoinette Sandbach has been deselected. Reports from the deselection meeting say there was overwhelming demand for a new candidate. She does like a Peoples’ Vote. The Association will now select a... read more

Rise of DWP welfare robots as AI helps decide if Universal Credit claims are true

1 Day ago Politics Source: Mirror.co.uk

There are 16 'bots' including to send automated messages to claimants - and 'machine learning' to sift through Universal Credit benefit claims read more

Leading refugee charity condemns Home Office use of shelters to deport rough sleepers

1 Day ago Politics Source: Leftfootforward.org

Charity says shelters must remain a "safe place" for vulnerable people. read more

Review: The Yorkshire Yellow Book 2019

1 Day ago Politics Source: Libdemvoice.org

If Liberal success is to be more than transitory, it needs to be based on a clear vision that can easily be transmitted to and acclaimed by the electorate.  On this basis, Yorkshire’s Liberal heritage is about to be reborn. The Yorkshire Yellow... read more

Empty Bills: The Queen’s Speech was an odd contribution to solving the UK’s problems

1 Day ago Politics Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Artemis Photiadou and Alice Park draw on various strands of research to argue that unless a Conservative manifesto is more radical and relevant than this Queen’s Speech, then a future Johnson government will fail to address fundamental issues,... read more

Frank Field asks Thomas Cook execs to “give some of the £millions back”

1 Day ago Politics Source: Parliament.uk

Work and Pensions Committee publishes correspondence with Thomas Coook's pension scheme trustees read more