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Scoop.co.nz
David Seymour’s Bill a Threat to the Lives of the Disabledof killing presented to them as compassion.It should be known that there were a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
of killing presented to them as compassion.It should be known that there were at least five submissions made to the Health Select Committee by groups representing our disability community. All of them were strongly opposed to euthanasia.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Twitter accused of failing women by not tackling online abuseand regularly abused online with impunity for the abusers" (Image: PA)Read More
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 hours ago
and regularly abused online with impunity for the abusers" (Image: PA)Read More Earlier this year MPs on the Home Affairs Select Committee rapped Twitter over offensive tweets which had not been removed. But, speaking at the time, Twitter’s UK... Read more
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Bolton News
Ignore 'meaningless' GCSE 9-to-1 grading system confusion and celebrate pupils, says education chiefspent on telling schools, students and employers about changes to GCSEs. Labou
Bolton News / Posted 3 hours ago
spent on telling schools, students and employers about changes to GCSEs. Labour’s Lucy Powell, a member of the education select committee, has previously said that parents, business and pupils remain unclear on what these new GCSE grades mean in... Read more
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International Business Times
Twitter 'giving a platform to hatred and extremism' by failing to remove offensive posts, MP says misogynistic content from its platform. In a letter sent to the San Francisco f
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
misogynistic content from its platform. In a letter sent to the San Francisco firm, the chair of parliament's home affairs select committee and founder of the 'Reclaim the Internet' campaign to tackle online abuse slammed Twitter for doing "too... Read more
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Bolton News
Ignore 'meaningless' grading confusion and celebrate pupils, says education chiefspent on telling schools, students and employers about changes to GCSEs. Labou
Bolton News / Posted 5 hours ago
spent on telling schools, students and employers about changes to GCSEs. Labour’s Lucy Powell, a member of the education select committee, has previously said that parents, business and pupils remain unclear on what these new GCSE grades mean in... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Saranac Laker officiates at Stefanik’s weddingserves on the House Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Education and th
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 hours ago
serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Manda, 34, originally hails from Lawrence, Kansas, and attended the University of Kansas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Committee Eager About Special Economic ZonesParliament's Select Committee on Trade and International Relations has expresse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Parliament's Select Committee on Trade and International Relations has expressed excitement on the future prospects of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone (SBIDZ) and the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ). "We were very excited about the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Amit Shah to pitch for backward classes to strengthen TN BJPBill, providing constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward C
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Bill, providing constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes which is now with the Rajya Sabha Select Committee. Also, in the Tamil Nadu's perspective, uplift of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward, most... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Amit Shah to meet leaders representing backward classes to strengthen Tamil Nadu BJPBill, providing constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward C
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Bill, providing constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes which is now with the Rajya Sabha Select Committee. Also, in the Tamil Nadu’s perspective, upliftment of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward, most... Read more
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dna
Shah to pitch for backward classes to strengthen TN BJPBill, providing constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward C
dna / Posted yesterday
Bill, providing constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes which is now with the Rajya Sabha Select Committee. Also, in the Tamil Nadu's perspective, uplift of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward, most... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Could this be the bizarre answer to Liverpool's parking on pavements problem?is what the pavement is for.” At a full council meeting in July, Lib Dem Counc
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
is what the pavement is for.” At a full council meeting in July, Lib Dem Councillor Andrew Makinson pointed out that, at a select committee in February, the council had suggested it would bring forward a report on the costs and feasibility of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg is "proud" of earning millionsand his share was £173,000, according to parliamentary records. But the North-
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
and his share was £173,000, according to parliamentary records. But the North-East Somerset MP, who sat on the Treasury Select Committee in the last Parliament, is not required to declare most of the money in the register of MPs’... Read more
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express
HS2 spends a FORTUNE buying up £1m homes then Boris's father makes £2.5m profit from itto have a compelling reason to sell.” He has appealed to the government to ado
express / Posted 2 days ago
to have a compelling reason to sell.” He has appealed to the government to adopt recommendations made by a House of Lords select committee to introduce a “voluntary purchase scheme” that would make it easier for residents to sell up when they... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ahmed Patel’s win is hardly significant: Bhupender Yadav, Rajya Sabha MPfailure to stop Ahmed Patel, the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections and the pa
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
failure to stop Ahmed Patel, the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections and the party’s next big goals. Yadav, who headed a select committee that examined the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Third Amendment) Bill 2017 to grant constitutional... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Senator McCain completes first round of radiation and chemotherapyleft eye. US Republican Senator John McCain asking questions to Attorney Gener
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
left eye. US Republican Senator John McCain asking questions to Attorney General Jeff Sessions (unseen) during a US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Picture: AFP. US Senator John McCain, the 2008... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt rejects claims Pay Equity Bill will make things harderthan any other country we compare with.“There will be an opportunity for the pu
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
than any other country we compare with.“There will be an opportunity for the public to have their say on the Bill during the select committee process and we will be listening carefully to those submissions,” Mr Woodhouse says.... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Point Perpendicular lighthouse open this weekendfact when inspected by members of the Pilots Board it was found to be two and a
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
fact when inspected by members of the Pilots Board it was found to be two and a half miles north of the intended site. A select committee was established by the NSW Government to investigate the errors in locating the lighthouse. The ruins of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MPs Want Birth Certificates Based on Feelings, Not Biologybiological reality. For politicians to push this ideology is deeply concerning,
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
biological reality. For politicians to push this ideology is deeply concerning,” says Mr McCoskrie.(This is the same select committee who almost attempted to remove husband and wife from marriage certificates during the same-sex marriage... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Democrats celebrate, carefully, after Bannon's firingwho sows hatred and bigotry in our country." And Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
who sows hatred and bigotry in our country." And Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said Bannon's firing was "good for the country" but that "the gravamen of the problem still... Read more
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The Courier
Report rejects fire reformsThe Fire Services Bill Select Committee has called for a rejection of firefight
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
The Fire Services Bill Select Committee has called for a rejection of firefighter reforms Hopes the Andrew’s government could end the long-running impasse over the future of fire fighting services in Victoria have again become bogged down in... Read more
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The Courier
Report rejects fire reformsThe Fire Services Bill Select Committee has called for a rejection of firefight
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
The Fire Services Bill Select Committee has called for a rejection of firefighter reforms Contentious firefighting reforms have been opposed by a parliamentary committee. Contentious reforms to the firefighting system have been rejected by the Fire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vice President Ssekandi to Head NRM Caucus On Amendment Billpress at parliament. Nankabirwa said the caucus met the president on Wednesday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
press at parliament. Nankabirwa said the caucus met the president on Wednesday at State House and agreed that a ten-man select committee comprising of ministers and MPs will make consultations and report back to the rest on what laws must be... Read more
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Aliran Online
Electoral Commission must act to clean up electoral rollto the Electoral Commission. The fight to clean up the electoral roll has been
Aliran Online / Posted 4 days ago
to the Electoral Commission. The fight to clean up the electoral roll has been ongoing for over a decade. A Parliamentary Select Committee and a Royal Commission of Inquiry have found blatant evidence that the electoral roll has been manipulated... Read more
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The Courier
Fire service reforms hosed down by upper house MPsorganisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, acco
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, according to the Fire Services Bill Select committee. The committee's final report, released on Friday following a parliamentary inquiry, has accused the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fire service reforms hosed down by upper house MPsorganisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, acco
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, according to the Fire Services Bill Select committee. The committee's final report, released on Friday following a parliamentary inquiry, has accused the... Read more
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The Age
Reforms aimed at ending fire service dispute hosed down by upper house committeeorganisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, acco
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, according to the Fire Services Bill Select committee. The committee said volunteer firefighters were not consulted. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The committee's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Reforms aimed at ending fire service dispute hosed down by upper house committeeorganisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, acco
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, according to the Fire Services Bill Select committee. The committee said volunteer firefighters were not consulted. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The committee's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Wasserman Schultz IT Staffer Indicted By Grand Jury On 4 Countsfirm was employed by 31 Democrats in Congress, some of whom held extremely sens
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
firm was employed by 31 Democrats in Congress, some of whom held extremely sensitive positions on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. While details are scarce, media reports have... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
What's coming up in the General Assembly?the state Tuesday to discuss the proposed legislative maps for congressional re
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 4 days ago
the state Tuesday to discuss the proposed legislative maps for congressional redistricting. The House of Representatives' select committee on redistricting and the Senate's redistricting committee will meet at 4 p.m. to hear public comments. Rules... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Social Worker Registration Costs a ConcernProviders Aotearoa national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the Social Worke
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Providers Aotearoa national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the Social Worker Registration Bill being referred to a select committee. The Bill had its first reading on the last sitting day of Parliament.“This is an important Bill. It will... Read more
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The News & Observer
Should Confederate monuments stay or go?districts found by the federal court to be unconstitutional racial gerrymanders
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
districts found by the federal court to be unconstitutional racial gerrymanders. David Lewis, chairman of the state House Select Committee on Redistricting, responds to questions about whether Republicans have maps drawn that have not been shared... Read more
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BC Local News
Council to renew construction incentivestoward the creation of a Trails Master Plan for the town. Staff was directed to
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
toward the creation of a Trails Master Plan for the town. Staff was directed to draft a terms of reference for a Council Select Committee for consideration at a future meeting. • There will be no change to current meeting times and dates for... Read more
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Creston Valley Advance
Council to renew construction incentivestoward the creation of a Trails Master Plan for the town. Staff was directed to
Creston Valley Advance / Posted 4 days ago
toward the creation of a Trails Master Plan for the town. Staff was directed to draft a terms of reference for a Council Select Committee for consideration at a future meeting. • There will be no change to current meeting times and dates for... Read more
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The Register
UK govt steams ahead with £5m facial recog system amid furore over innocents' mugshotsbiometrics strategy, despite having promised to produce one back in 2013. In 2
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
biometrics strategy, despite having promised to produce one back in 2013. In 2015, Parliament's science and technology select committee complained that the UK government's joint forensics and biometrics strategy had missed deadlines three times... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mandatory Social Worker Registration BillWorkers Registration Legislation Bill has successfully passed First Reading tod
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Workers Registration Legislation Bill has successfully passed First Reading today and has been referred to Social Services Select Committee. The Bill introduces protection of the title “social worker” which is commended. The Bill however focuses on... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
How low can the Health Minister sink?to government - including Dr. Coleman - for five years. This comes on top of th
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
to government - including Dr. Coleman - for five years. This comes on top of the fact that despite Parliament's health select committee recommending fourteen months ago that seven actions be taken regarding surgical mesh, still nothing has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Interactive Webinars on Living and Dying17 August 2017, 9:50 amPress Release: Euthanasia Free NZ Parliament’s Health S
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
17 August 2017, 9:50 amPress Release: Euthanasia Free NZ Parliament’s Health Select Committee suggested in their recent report on public attitudes to ‘assisted dying’* that “greater communication... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Settlements On Urbanisation As a Tool for Combating Povertypeople who attended the seminar included MECs for Human Settlements Ravi Pillay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
people who attended the seminar included MECs for Human Settlements Ravi Pillay of KZN and Speedy Mashilo of Mpumalanga, Select Committee Chairperson, Hon Cathy Dlamini and Tshwane MMC Mandla Nkomo. Issued by: Department of Human... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Point Perpendicular Lighthouse open this weekendfact when inspected by members of the Pilots Board it was found to be two and a
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
fact when inspected by members of the Pilots Board it was found to be two and a half miles north of the intended site. A select committee was established by the NSW Government to investigate the errors in locating the lighthouse. The ruins of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Urbanisation Must Push Development, Combat Povertyprominent people who attended the seminar included MECs for Human Settlements i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
prominent people who attended the seminar included MECs for Human Settlements in KwaZulu-Natal, Ravi Pillay and Mpumalanga, Speedy Mashilo, as well as Select Committee Chairperson Cathy Dlamini and Tshwane Member of Mayoral Committee, Mandla... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Current Electoral Law Discriminates Against Māoriover another is a poor reflection of who we are, in our time.”“I am sending a s
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
over another is a poor reflection of who we are, in our time.”“I am sending a submission to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee and putting forward a petition which asks the Government to ensure equal and fair Māori representation in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Parents could miss out on free childcare because of delay hit systemfree hours they’re entitled to in September or get access to cheaper childcare.
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
free hours they’re entitled to in September or get access to cheaper childcare.’ Nicky Morgan, chairman of the Treasury select committee, has written to HMRC, sharing her concerns over the delays and demanding answers.Nursery ratings in Greater... Read more
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Wakefield Today
West Yorkshire Police’s PFI buildings cost taxpayers £12.1m a yearand management of the new building. On Saturday, an ex-Wakefield MP and former
Wakefield Today / Posted 7 days ago
and management of the new building. On Saturday, an ex-Wakefield MP and former chairman of the Parliamentary health select committee described the cost of the PFI deal done by his local hospital trust as “nothing short of scandalous”. A... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Public invited to watch key milestone in election timelinegeneral election takes place.After Parliament is dissolved, all business that i
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
general election takes place.After Parliament is dissolved, all business that is before the House of Representatives and select committee lapses. When the 52nd Parliament meets the House can decide to reinstate this business and it can continue... Read more
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The Seattle Times
KeyArena renovation draft MOU on track to be done by Sept. 12, Seattle officials sayproposed $564 million renovation. “This is a generational opportunity for this
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
proposed $564 million renovation. “This is a generational opportunity for this community,” Surratt told the council’s Select Committee on Civic Arenas, co-chaired by Debora Juarez and Bruce Harrell. “It’s on an asset that is regional in scope,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Keith Vaz re-elected onto Labour’s National Executive Committeebeen re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC)
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
been re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC). The former chairman of the Home Affairs select committee won the race to be the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) representative on the NEC, party sources... Read more
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Bury Times
Keith Vaz re-elected onto Labour’s National Executive Committeebeen re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC)
Bury Times / Posted 7 days ago
been re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC). The former chairman of the Home Affairs select committee won the race to be the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) representative on the NEC, party sources... Read more
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Gazette
Keith Vaz re-elected onto Labour’s National Executive Committeebeen re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC)
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
been re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC). The former chairman of the Home Affairs select committee won the race to be the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) representative on the NEC, party sources... Read more
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guardian-series
Keith Vaz re-elected onto Labour’s National Executive Committeebeen re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC)
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
been re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC). The former chairman of the Home Affairs select committee won the race to be the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) representative on the NEC, party sources... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Keith Vaz re-elected onto Labour’s National Executive Committeebeen re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC)
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
been re-elected onto the party’s influential National Executive Committee (NEC). The former chairman of the Home Affairs select committee won the race to be the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) representative on the NEC, party sources... Read more
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