Archive for May 7, 2009

Lib Dem doctor slams Tory nurse’s swine flu blog

The Health Secretary’s latest statement to the Commons on swine flu saw a doctor attack a nurse’s blog and a query on behalf of people allergic to eggs.

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MP suggests Speaker arrest ministers who announce to press before Parliament

A Conservative MP has put a novel scheme to Deputy Speaker Sir Michael Lord.

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Yvette Cooper accuses Tories of “80s revivalism gone rampant”

The Budget continued to make its way through Parliament yesterday with the Second Reading of the Finance Bill.

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MPs report on “disgraceful” number of primary school leavers with poor maths skills

The Public Accounts Committee has produced a report into mathematics performance in maintained primary schools in England.

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MPs name and shame cheap cider and defend bingo halls

Frosty Jack’s cider costs £3.39 and has 7.5 per cent. alcohol. A bottle holds 22.5 units.

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Scotland to host summit on youth unemployment

A jobs summit for young people in Scotland was announced yesterday by Scotland Minister Jim Murphy, to curb rising youth unemployment.

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Journalists give evidence to Lords committee on public engagement

An inquiry investigating how the House of Lords could improve public understanding of its work and role has heard evidence from senior journalists.

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