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chad
Funeral service announced for Harry Harpham: brother of late MP pays tribute to the ‘inspirational’ former Clipstone minerThe family of Mansfield born MP Harry Harpham have paid tribute to the ‘inspira
Funeral service announced for Harry Harpham: brother of late MP pays tribute to the ‘inspirational’ former Clipstone miner
chad / Posted 15 hours ago
The family of Mansfield born MP Harry Harpham have paid tribute to the ‘inspirational’ former Clipstone Miner following his death from cancer. Harry Harpham died on February 4 after losing his battle with the disease, having only been diagnosed a... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Derbyshire women fight for pension ‘justice’A group of campaigning women from Derbyshire travelled to Parliament this week
Derbyshire women fight for pension ‘justice’
Derbyshire Times / Posted 5 days ago
A group of campaigning women from Derbyshire travelled to Parliament this week to complain about changes to their state pension age which they say have cost them thousands of pounds. Women Against State Pension Insecurity (WASPI) say women born in... Read more
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The New Statesman
Who were the first atheists?The latest opinion polls are likely to have made Jeremy Corbyn’s spirits sink f
Who were the first atheists?
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
The latest opinion polls are likely to have made Jeremy Corbyn’s spirits sink faster than a puncture to his beloved bicycle. His party is eight points behind the Conservatives – its lowest position at this point in the electoral cycle since the... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
MPs separated from an early lunchWith barely the minimum of fuss, the government today pushed through its 34% in
MPs separated from an early lunch
Law Society Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
With barely the minimum of fuss, the government today pushed through its 34% increase in the fee for issuing divorce proceedings. As a result of a piece of secondary legislation, the fees will rise from £410 to £550. Advertisement The debate, such... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
More female MPs and over 70s in parliament than ever before, report findsThe research found that there are 191 female MPs in Westminster after the 2015
More female MPs and over 70s in parliament than ever before, report finds
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The research found that there are 191 female MPs in Westminster after the 2015 election, more than ever before and over 100 more than the 19 who were present on the green benches in 1979 when figures began. It means 29% of MPs are women and the... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Fracking destroys our treasured national parksIt is bizarre that almost immediately after the closure of Kellingley Colliery,
Fracking destroys our treasured national parks
Derbyshire Times / Posted 18 days ago
It is bizarre that almost immediately after the closure of Kellingley Colliery, this country’s last deep mine we learn that the Government has held a vote on a ‘deferred motion’ to allow hydraulic fracturing ‘fracking’ for shale gas, in some of our... Read more
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International Business Times
Junior doctors' strike: BMA takes NHS contract fight to Tories' doorstep with parliament picket Thousands of junior doctors across England have started their first bout of str
Junior doctors' strike: BMA takes NHS contract fight to Tories' doorstep with parliament picket
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
Thousands of junior doctors across England have started their first bout of strike action in protest over new NHS contracts. The medics are picketing hospitals throughout the country and IBTimes UK visited one of the demonstrations at St Thomas'... Read more
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chad
MPs call for Sports Direct to pay ‘real’ living wagePressure is mounting on under fire Shirebrook-based Sports Direct to employ age
MPs call for Sports Direct to pay ‘real’ living wage
chad / Posted 29 days ago
Pressure is mounting on under fire Shirebrook-based Sports Direct to employ agency workers on permanent contracts and to start paying the ‘real’ living wage. Calls by Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero and Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner, who have constituents... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
MPs call for Sports Direct to pay ‘real’ living wagePressure is mounting on under fire Shirebrook-based Sports Direct to employ age
MPs call for Sports Direct to pay ‘real’ living wage
Derbyshire Times / Posted 29 days ago
Pressure is mounting on under fire Shirebrook-based Sports Direct to employ agency workers on permanent contracts and to start paying the ‘real’ living wage. Calls by Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero and Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner, who have constituents... Read more

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