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2014/10/22 15:29
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The Government has defended its flagship welfare reform scheme, insisting it is helping people into work. Universal Credit, which replaces six means tested benefits, has been criticised by unions and...
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2014/10/22 15:17
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We spend £70,000 for each foreign offender in the country. There are currently 12,250 foreign national offenders in England and Wales, serving in prison or living in the community after prison...
2014/10/22 14:18
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Wednesday 22nd October 2014 | 12:44 Labour: Iain Duncan Smith has repeatedly broken his promises on Universal Credit - Chris Bryant Labour press release Chris Bryant MP, Labour's Shadow Welfare...
2014/10/22 12:37
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Amy Houston was killed in a hit and run in Blackburn, in 2003, by a failed asylum seeker from Iraq who had been disqualified from driving for having no insurance or licence. Her father, Paul Houston,...
2014/10/22 09:23
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The Patients Association has condemned plans to pay GPs a £55 bonus to diagnose dementia as "a step too far". NHS England confirmed family doctors would receive the cash under a new scheme in what is...
2014/10/22 08:43
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The Home Office is under fire on two fronts this morning. There is still considerable controversy about Theresa May’s decision to appoint Fiona Woolf, a lawyer and the Lord Mayor of London, to head...
2014/10/22 07:18
2014/10/22 07:18
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NAO raps government for not deporting enough criminals The Government is not deporting enough foreign criminals, the National Audit Office has said. There had been a ten-fold increase in officials...
2014/10/21 23:52
2014/10/21 23:52
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Migrant criminals cost taxpayer over £1bn every year FOREIGN prisoners are costing the public more than £1billion a year because the Home Office is failing to boot them out quickly enough, a scathing...
2014/10/21 23:51
2014/10/21 23:51
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Foreign prisoners are a big and costly headache A SHOCKING report from the National Audit Office has revealed the true extent of our problem with foreign prisoners. Foreign criminals cost the...
2014/10/21 23:47
2014/10/21 23:47
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Dozens of dangerous criminals are among hundreds of foreign lags who have vanished after being freed from jail, a damning report reveals today. Whitehall’s spending watchdog found that 58 criminals...
2014/10/19 18:37
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In the six months after the last election, Nesta (the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) agreed to give two grants worth nearly £500,000 to the Big Society Network (BSN). The...
2014/10/19 14:24
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Campaigners called the advert ‘grossly misleading’ and are hailing the move as a victory. The embarrassing U-turn by HS2 came after 19 issues were raised in the complaint to the Advertising Standards...
2014/10/18 23:37
2014/10/18 23:37
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The warning follows a report from the National Audit Office (NAO) which revealed that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) lost £1.4bn in overpayment of housing benefit due to fraud or error in...
2014/10/17 19:12
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Whitehall cleaners today protested outside a government building demanding a living wage. Cleaners, activists and some members of the civil service gathered outside Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs...
2014/10/17 18:37
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The National Audit Office said it would examine whether “systemic problems” had affected the way grants were given to the Big Society Network by the Cabinet Office and the Big Lottery Fund. The...
2014/10/17 10:29
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THE Government has received 4.8 million Euros, equivalent to 10.1bn/-, from the government of Finland to finance Phase Four of the Public Finance Management Reform Programme (PFMRP IV). The grant...
2014/10/17 00:06
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Communist Party leaders gathering for their plenary session in Beijing next week will focus on one theme: bolstering the rule of law, with distinctly Chinese characteristics. President Xi Jinping,...
2014/10/16 11:41
2014/10/16 11:41
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THE AUDIT COMMISSION'S likely epitaph looks set to be centred on its legacy of reduced audit fees, following its announcement that it has secured a further £30m in predicted savings for local public...
2014/10/16 11:26
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DIVORCING and separating couples in Devon can save ten and a half months of their lives by choosing to settle their differences using family mediation rather than heading for a court room battle, says...
2014/10/14 12:31
2014/10/14 12:31
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George Osborne has courted controversy by appointing UBS to oversee the UK government's sale of its 40 per cent stake in Eurostar, in spite of the Swiss bank having been accused of "botching" the sale...
2014/10/22 15:29
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