Monthly Archives: November 2015

Jeremy Hunt agrees to ACAS talks with junior doctors

From The Guardian: The government will agree to talks with Acas in an attempt to avoid strike action by thousands of junior doctors, Jeremy Hunt has said. In a letter to the chairman of the British Medical Association (BMA), the … Continue reading

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Government proposes cut to state funding of opposition parties

From The Independent: The Government has moved to make sharp cuts to state funding to Britain’s opposition parties. So-called “short money”, an annual payment that has been paid to opposition parties since the 1970s, will be cut by 19 per … Continue reading

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Child health services in Wiltshire privatised in Virgin Care deal

From Salisbury Journal: Community child health services will be fully privatised in Wiltshire in April — in a deal worth almost £13million. Until now, most of the services, which include health visiting, children’s community nursing, and speech and language therapy, … Continue reading

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Shops in Crickhowell take finances offshore to protest tax avoidance

From The Independent: When independent traders in a small Welsh town discovered the loopholes used by multinational giants to avoid paying UK tax, they didn’t just get mad. Now local businesses in Crickhowell are turning the tables on the likes … Continue reading

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Joint red and white poppy ceremony in Aberystwyth hailed a success

From Cambrian News: Aberystwyth’s first joint red and white poppy ceremony has been hailed a success afte­r the chairman of the town’s Royal British Legion praised the number of people who paid their respects at the event. After disagreements in … Continue reading

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