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2014/10/30 14:53
2014/10/30 14:53
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RISING numbers of military casualties from Afghanistan has caused a crisis at Selly Oak hospital which has been forced to transfer at least 200 local patients to other health units, a Government...
2014/10/30 14:53
2014/10/30 14:53
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2014/10/30 12:23
2014/10/30 12:23
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... REPORT ON CHILD GROOMING Sexual exploitation of children has become "normal" on some streets and estates in Greater Manchester, according to a new report described as "alarming" by Home...
2014/10/30 10:47
2014/10/30 10:47
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More than 1.5 million children are getting a poor education, a Gov­­ern­­ment watchdog reports today. Despite investing £382million a year on overseeing English state schools and academies there is...
2014/10/30 10:41
2014/10/30 10:41
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The spending watchdog, therefore, said it cannot conclude that the oversight system for maintained schools and academies is achieving value for money. Amyas Morse, head of the National Audit Office,...
2014/10/30 08:18
2014/10/30 08:18
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NAO warns on slow school improvements Weak schools are improving too slowly, the National Audit Office has warned. Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, said she was "appalled" at...
2014/10/30 06:53
2014/10/30 06:53
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Inspectors find maggots in surgery Inspectors have uncovered a catalogue of failings at some GP practices, with medicines stored in a way that puts children and patients at risk of infection and...
2014/10/29 19:20
2014/10/29 19:20
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WE are all entitled to our own opinions in a free society, but we are not entitled to our own facts. WE are all entitled to our own opinions in a free society, but we are not entitled to our own...
2014/10/29 18:56
2014/10/29 18:56
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The High Court has outlawed the practice of councils imposing residency qualifications for discounts on council tax in a ruling that could cost them millions in refunds. The High Court has dismissed...
2014/10/29 16:49
2014/10/29 16:49
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The National Audit Office has criticised the Department for Transport for using over-inflated figures and out-dated reasoning to justify HS2. In a report released today, the NAO said the department...
2014/10/29 15:42
2014/10/29 15:42
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Minor mistakes by government officials can end up having a major impact on ordinary people's lives, the National Audit Office says in a new report on Wednesday. A small error in someone's name or...
2014/10/29 13:56
2014/10/29 13:56
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Capgemini, the giant French IT outsourcing company, is set to lose almost one-tenth of its global revenues when the Aspire outsourcing deal with HMRC is scrapped in June 2017. HMRC is currently...
2014/10/29 02:12
2014/10/29 02:12
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The government claims to have reached its target of starting to help 120,000 troubled families nine months earlier than planned. There had been scepticism, including from the National Audit Office...
2014/10/29 00:37
2014/10/29 00:37
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In a bleak assessment of the state of Britain’s asylum system, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said that the Home Office has still not resolved 29,000 asylum applications dating back to 2007 and...
2014/10/27 15:55
2014/10/27 15:55
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Guess what the total value of government financial instruments to support new homes will be by 2021. The answer that leapt off the page at me in a report on the department’s performance published by...
2014/10/26 10:26
2014/10/26 10:26
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ANOTHER investigation into the controversial Hinkley C deal has begun. Just two weeks ago the European Commission approved plans for the £16bn nuclear power plant. It had been investigating whether...
2014/10/25 15:51
2014/10/25 15:51
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It’s time to kick out the criminal scum EVERYONE accepts the first and most important role of government is to protect its citizens. Surely we have enough criminals of our own without having to look...
2014/10/24 22:47
2014/10/24 22:47
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There was widespread shock and anger this week at the findings of a devastating report which revealed the failure of government to deport dangerous foreign criminals. The National Audit Office found...
2014/10/24 08:26
2014/10/24 08:26
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ANOTHER investigation into the controversial Hinkley C deal has begun. Just two weeks ago, the European Commission approved plans for the £16bn nuclear power plant. They had been investigating...
2014/10/23 19:37
2014/10/23 19:37
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Tory whips have warned the Prime Minister that between 80 and 100 of the party’s MPs could vote against the moves, forcing him to rely on Labour’s support. It would be the biggest Tory revolt over...
2014/10/23 19:20
2014/10/23 19:20
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THANK you for the article “Palmer man has slant on voting” (The Border Mail, October 11) questioning the Victorian electoral roll, and mentioning that voting systems needed a radical overhaul. THANK...
2014/10/30 14:53
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