Issue 80: 2016 11 17: Week in Brief: UK

17 November 2016 Week in Brief: UK Government BREXIT STRATEGY: A memorandum leaked to The Times, and said to have been written by a consultant from the accountancy firm Deloittes, indicates that civil servants are struggling to produce an exit strategy in time for the giving of the Article 50 notice in March of next… Continue reading Issue 80: 2016 11 17: Week in Brief: UK

Issue 70: 2016 09 08: Week in Brief: UK

08 September 2016 Week in Brief: UK General Politics CHILD ABUSE ENQUIRY: Dame Lowell Goddard, the New Zealand judge who recently resigned from the chairmanship of the abuse enquiry, has said that its extensive scale and size makes it unmanageable. She has suggested that her resignation presents an opportunity to remodel it with less focus… Continue reading Issue 70: 2016 09 08: Week in Brief: UK

Issue 14: 2015 08 06 UK News

6 August 2015 Week In Brief: UK NEWS CALAIS: Blame is the game as migrants continue to besiege the Calais terminal of Eurotunnel, with: Mr Cameron being criticised by Nigel Farage and others for referring to the migrants as a swarm; Eurotunnel criticising the French authorities for providing an insufficient number of police; Keith Vaz… Continue reading Issue 14: 2015 08 06 UK News

Issue 8: 2015 06 25: UK News

25 June 2015 Week in Brief: UK NEWS WAGES: According to figures published by the Office of National Statistics, the rate of increase in wages has now climbed to 2.7% per annum, the highest level since 2007. Private sector wages are rising at 3.3% and wages in the public sector are rising at 0.3%. Although unemployment… Continue reading Issue 8: 2015 06 25: UK News

Issue 4 :2015 05 28: UK News

28 May 2015 Week in Brief:UK NEWS QUEEN’S SPEECH: Yesterday saw the opening of Parliament and the Queens’s speech which outlines the government’s legislative programme. Included were proposals to ensure that : people who work thirty hours a week at the National Minimum Wage do not pay income tax; there will be no rise in… Continue reading Issue 4 :2015 05 28: UK News

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