Green Paper

What's The Big Vision For Care For Older and Disabled People?

Stephen Burke | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Politics
Stephen Burke

Council tax bills have landed on doormats and across the country most households face higher charges to pay for care for older and disabled people.

If You're Old Or Disabled, You Will Have To Keep Waiting For Better Care

Stephen Burke | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Politics
Stephen Burke

The government has recognised that care is in crisis. The Budget has provided some more 'sticking plaster' emergency funding for care via local authorities. How that £2 billion will be distributed and used over the next three years remains to be seen.

The Government's Industrial Strategy Will Make No Difference To Major Threats To British Industry

Rebecca Long-Bailey | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Politics
Rebecca Long-Bailey

Beneath the fanfare, the Green Paper was more a patchwork of initiatives than a strategy - and modest initiatives at that. There is no better reflection of its limitations than the two near-crises that have shaken British industry in the last week - the proposed sale of Vauxhall to Peugeot PSA and Kraft-Heinz's attempted takeover of Unilever

2017 Needs To Be The Year Major Improvements Are Made For People With A Learning Disability

Ismail Kaji | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK
Ismail Kaji

There is a big opportunity with employment. As someone with a learning disability, I know the struggles of finding work. Employers rarely seem to see past learning disability on your application, and employers are not confident enough to employ people with a learning disability.

The Green Paper Consultation on Higher Education - Why It Matters to You

Aldwyn Cooper | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK Politics
Aldwyn Cooper

The Government's Green Paper consultation has much to offer UK universities and students, but there are also concerns about how educational excellence...

'Gay Marriage Plans Are Undemocratic And A Shambles'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Westminster has described the Government's plans for gay marriage as undemocratic and a "shambles". Vincent Nichols, the leader ...

Nick Clegg Warns Liberal Democrat MPs Will Not Support Secret Court Hearings

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Politics

Government plans to hold more inquests and court cases behind closed doors in order to appease American intelligence agencies appeared to be in tatter...