Labour plans to push through Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day scrapped

Labour plans to push through Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day scrapped Labour plans to push through Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day scrapped

Plans by Manchester Council to push forward with the much-maligned Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day (10/10/19) have been scrapped.Reacting to the news that Manchester Council had planned to push forward with the Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day, Leader of the Liberal Democrats in Manchester ...

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Dramatic u-turn on Brexit from senior Northern Labour figures

Dramatic u-turn on Brexit from senior Northern Labour figures

Senior Northern Labour figures have signed a letter pleading with the EU to reject a Brexit delay in a dramatic u-turn on the party's policy, despite having voted for a delay just days earlier. ‘Joker’ may have just been released in cinemas across the country but Labour’s Brexit position is now ...

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Lib Dems call for 'When The Fun Stops, Stop.' slogan to be scrapped amid concerns it is 'exacerbating gambling crisis'

Lib Dems call for 'When The Fun Stops, Stop.' slogan to be scrapped amid concerns it is 'exacerbating gambling crisis'

The Liberal Democrats are calling for the gambling industry's slogan 'When The Fun Stops, Stop' to be scrapped ahead of renewed scrutiny into tackling the crisis today.The 'When The Fun Stops, Stop.' campaign was introduced by the industry-funded responsible betting body Senet Group in 2015.

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"No more soundbites": Lib Dems call for urgent action on rehabilitation of young offenders

The Liberal Democrats have launched a scathing attack on the government's record of rehabilitating offenders after a report into the treatment of young offenders revealed a shocking lack of care and resources.Of the 50 young offenders observed in the report, just 44% of them received specialist ...

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Lib Dems warn it could be "several generations" before regional inequality is undone as North is hit hard in new findings

Lib Dems warn it could be

The Liberal Democrats have challenged the government over its dire record on regional inequality, as a University College London (UCL) report exposes the drastic North/South divide.The UCL report singled out the treatment of women, working-class, ethnic minority and disabled groups as facing mul...

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"Johnson's hateful Government" responsible for shocking UC tapes about claimants

Responding to the shocking comments made by DWP staff about Universal Credit claimants, the Liberal Democrats have blamed "Boris Johnson’s hateful Tory Government" for promoting hateful language. Benefits managers have been caught on tape making horrifying comments about claimants including blow...

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